Safely back to the step in a pool

A really important swim survival skill is being able to effectively navigate their way around a pool back to the safety of the step. It's a super important skill for emerging and beginning swimmers. This is how we teach it.

Turning around Vertically in the Pool

Being able to turn around, to change directions, in the pool is a vital survival skill. A child is unlikely to fall in facing the edge so they need to change directions to get back to the side where it's safe. Here's how we teach it.

Safety Slide into the Pool

We teach safety slides so children can get into the pool safely, without falling too deep or too far out that they can't get back to the side.

How to turn around vertically in the water

Being able to turn around, to change directions, in the pool is a vital survival skill. A child is unlikely to fall in facing the edge so they need to change directions to get back to the side where it's safe. Here's how we teach it.

Learning that the side is SAFE

We celebrate going back to the side where it's safe. We talk about what would happen if we fell into a pool. Discussing and preparing for an accidental fall into the pool may just prepare our children to do the right thing when they're...