A Checklist for Safe Summer Swimming

February 4th, 2015|

Summer issues a welcome invitation to water sports and fun, especially for children. There is no denying that kids love to swim and play in the water. While swimming and boating are enjoyable activities, they can also be dangerous. In fact, drowning is the number one cause of accidental deaths in children under the […]

UNR Women’s Swim Team is Flying Toward the Championship Phase of the Season

January 27th, 2015|

As a Division-1, Pac-12 competitor for the University of Oregon, I will always have a passion for competitive swimming and racing.  That is why I invited the UNR Women’s Swim Team into my home after their fierce win over San Jose State.  It was a special day at the Lombardi Recreation Center and it […]

The Top Scientific Benefits of Year-Round Swimming Lessons

January 21st, 2015|

The Top Scientific Benefits of Year-Round Swimming Lessons

Many parents enroll their children in swimming lessons for a few months, with large segments of time between one enrollment and the next. However, research has shown that children benefit the most when they receive swimming lessons throughout the entire year. Year-round swimming lessons are beneficial to […]

What are the signs of drowning?

January 19th, 2015|

Drowning is the second highest cause of accidental death in children with approximately 750 children drowning each year. In more than half of these instances, a parent will be nearby, with no clue that their child is, indeed, drowning. That is because drowning is a quiet process, and often people in close proximity aren’t […]