Merritt Clubs Blog

6 Tips to Prep Your Child for Swim Lessons

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Apr 5, 2017

Spring is in the air, and parents are beginning to think about getting their little ones registered for swim lessons.  Some children are fearless when it comes to the water, but others are a little more timid.  How can we prepare these more cautious youngsters for their first swim lesson experience?  Here are 6 tips.

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Topics: kids swimming

Kids’ Fitness: Great Ways for the Kids to Have Fun in the Water

Posted by Sterling McKinley

Oct 15, 2015

Great times await you and other families that sign up for a Merritt Athletic Clubs’ membership this year. That’s a given. What you might not be so sure about is how to make the most of our heated pool with the kids. After all, the little ones do tend to get restless rather quickly. So we’ve compiled a few pool-rific, kids' fitness ideas that you might want to take under advisement. They’re geared towards kids 8 years of age and younger and are useful in a variety of watery settings:

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Topics: swimming, kids fitness, kids, kids swimming