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Autism Awareness Month: Swimming Lessons are Truly a Life Skill

April 01, 2017

Swimming is a life skill. It’s our motto here at SafeSplash for a reason! Learning to swim is often an iconic moment in a person’s life. It’s an activity that allows a person to experience life in a completely new way. Most importantly however, swimming is important to your child’s development and safety. In accordance with this philosophy, a recent study has highlighted the importance of swim lessons for children with Autism.

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Setting Goals for Your Little Swimmer

February 24, 2017

My name is Emily Rehfeld better known as “Miss Emily”. I was born and raised in Denver. I started swimming at an early age and started swimming competitively at the age of nine through the first years of high school. After getting my water safety instructor certification I found out my passion was to teach kiddos to swim. I have been in aquatics and have taught for fifteen years, now going on my seventh year with SafeSplash. I have been in management since 2013 and have been the Assistant General Manager at Aurora Southlands location since the summer of 2015. It’s been a truly special experience being a part of this amazing team and watching SafeSplash grow!

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Tips for Swim Parents from a Coaches’ Point of View

November 28, 2016

It can be difficult to hand your child over for lessons (of any kind!). As a swim instructor for many years, I can offer these few tips to help with struggles you may encounter as a parent.

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How to Keep Your Child Motivated to Stay in Swim Lessons (or any lesson)

September 14, 2016

Through my years of teaching, I’ve seen all kinds of parents and students from all walks of life come into swim lessons. Sometimes, unfortunately, I hear a child tell me they don’t like being in lessons and I always ask them why. Some answers I’ve heard include: “I don’t care about it anymore”,  “It’s not fun”, “I know how to swim, why should I stay in longer?”

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What to do While Your Kids are in Swim Lessons for 30 Minutes

July 20, 2016

Easy right?! Thirty minutes of un-interrupted screen time.

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