Turning skills are a vital component of water safety for babies and young children. It is important for babies to learn how to turn to safety, whether it’s towards a parent, a ledge, or the side of the pool. This skill can be introduced to babies who have good breath control and have been attending regular swimming lessons, usually between 8 to 12 months of age.
Start your baby’s swimming journey with safety in mind. This guide covers the ideal time to start, important considerations such as water temperature, and tips for a successful first lesson in the big pool.