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Swim Lessons – Why They Should be a Family…

markham swim lessonsEvery day, we have the pleasure of providing swim lessons to hundreds of families. There is truly no greater pleasure than watching our swim families smile, laugh and learn. As a family-founded and family-run business, it is our goal that everyone who walks through our doors feel like they are a part of a bigger family – the Russell Aquatics family. We want to provide you and your family with essential, life-long and lifesaving skills. We want to help make that beach vacation more enjoyable, your summer pool parties less anxiety-inducing and most importantly, we want to keep you and your loved ones safe in and around water.
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Winter Swim Myths Busted Markham Swim School

Winter Swim Myths Busted

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Every year, we hear from many families of their choice to take the winter session off. Sometimes, it’s for extended travel plans, broken bones or other financial obligations – totally understandable reasons! Other times, it’s because of old wives’ tales or misconceptions. In this article, we debunk some of those myths and misconceptions and share with you why swimming is a great activity to participate in year-round.

Today, we bring you: winter swim myths busted…

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Skipping Winter Swim Lessons Might Cost You More

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This blog post about winter swim lessons has been shared to us by one of our swim school parents: Jennifer Wu. Thank you, Jennifer.

Okay parents – level with me here – how many times have you had the “What activities should we sign them up for?” discussion with your partner? As parents, there are a ton of choices we have to make when it comes to extra-curricular activities for our kids. We choose based on our schedule, our budget, and our goals for our kids. While we’d love to give them the opportunity to try out a wide variety of experiences, that’s not reality. As a mom of three, I am 100% with you on this.
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