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Parents' Blog

How Swimming Made Me Want to Make a Difference

May 23, 2016

 

Making a difference in the lives of other people is my passion in life; the ultimate wellbeing of individuals. In pursuing that passion, I recently graduated from Wayne State University’s (WSU) Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) program.  My ultimate career goal with my degree is to become a school social worker and work with children in a K-8 educational system. My ultimate desire as a school social worker is helping students have a wonderful experience in school such as academic success and strong interpersonal relationships with peers and faculty members. I am passionate about giving back to the community in order to help students and families in general, as well as overcoming other issues such as poverty. In addition to becoming a school social worker, I am passionate about swimming and water safety.

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Never Underestimate Youself, No Matter What They Say

May 13, 2016

Throughout my ten years of competitive swimming I have learned a very important lesson, which is never let the people around you make you underestimate yourself

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Swimming…Just Like Riding a Bike

April 04, 2016

A motorbike, that is. It’s a bit of a stretch, I know, but think about it for a moment. Both sports can be dangerous, as almost anything fun can be. Doing either one simply for the love of the experience is worth the risks when you love what you are doing, but you can minimize those risks by improving your skill set. Take professional lessons.

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Are Swimming Lessons More Than Just Learning to Swim?

December 09, 2015

Learning to swim is a defining experience in a child’s life, an experience that creates lasting memories similar to learning to ride a bike.  But unlike riding a bike, swimming is also important to your child’s safety and development. Swimming is a life skill.  When your child is in the water with our SafeSplash Certified Instructors, splashing along with their friends, swimming isn’t the only skill they are learning.  They are also learning skills that help them float through the transitional stages in childhood development.  Here are a few ways swimming lessons help your child through those stages:

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