Why have infants and young children learn to swim in full winter clothes? Good question, and it’s an important one! Fact is, the majority of children who find themselves in the water alone are fully clothed as their mommies and daddies weren’t planning on them being in the water. We believe that if a child is put in the position to save him of herself in the water while fully clothed, they shouldn’t have to do so for the first time.
Pool covers are a great way to extend the swim season, but did you know they can be especially dangerous for even skilled little ones? It's true. Even great swimmers can slip under the cover or become tangled. For strategies to keep your family safe around the water this winter, please visit our ISR Family Aquatic Safety Page here: http://www.infantswim.com/water-safety/water-safety-information.html.
Important skills with a big confidence boost. For many little ones, learning the ISR Self-Rescue® Sequence will be the first major accomplishment they'll make without the help of mom and dad....and that's a special thing. Perhaps one proud little swimmer expressed this best as he refers to his ISR shirt as, "my you did it shirt."
ISR Instructors receive extensive training paired with on-going support to make sure that each ISR student receives the best lesson experience to date. Annual re-certification requirements ensure that ISR's high standards for lesson safety and effectiveness are upheld and re-certification events help keep the ISR Team in touch and connected. To learn more about opportunities to become an ISR Instructor, please visit www.isrcareers.com.
What will my child learn at ISR? A lot! At ISR, each lesson is child-centered, and with each child, there’s a core competency of survival: learning to rollover and float. As little ones grow and continue to learn new physical skills, like walking, they are ready to learn the full ISR Self-Rescue® Sequence which consists of swimming a short distance, rolling over to rest and breathe, then flipping back over to continue swimming. This sequence is repeated until the child reache