Merritt Clubs Blog


Fearless Fishies - How Swim Classes Help Kids Build Confidence

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jun 4, 2019

Frequently, parents sign their kids up for swim classes just to give them something to do, expend energy, and keep them busy. Swimming lessons are a great way to make kids safer around the water and prepare them for involvement in water sports and recreation. However, one of the most important benefits that swimming can offer to kids is boosting confidence and self-esteem.

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Topics: swim lessons baltimore, swimming, kids swimming

Three Competitive Swimming Opportunities Through Merritt Clubs

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 2, 2017

For some people, swimming has been a part of their lives from a young age. For other people, while they want to be a good swimmer, they only have a little swimming experience. Luckily, at Merritt Clubs, we offer assorted competitive aquatics programs.

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Topics: baltimore swimming, Michael Phelps Swim School, fitness swimming pool, swim school, swim training, kids swimming

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