Swim Lessons for Kids

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A skill that lasts a lifetime

Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 - 4.* Water safety falls at the top of the list for parents when it comes to protecting their young children, especially during the summer months. But did you know research shows water safety skills can also improve a child’s cognitive, physical, emotional and social abilities?

It’s true. There are a multitude of benefits to enrolling your child in swim lessons. And since there are only two months left before the pools open, you may want to schedule those lessons soon. Indoor lessons are a great way to prepare your child for water safety before summer.

The YMCA (discounted membership available for Blue KC members) is just one of the many organizations with local facilities offering swim lessons yearlong. Or take a look at this list of indoor pool facilities in the Kansas City metro area.