Adam loves swimming so much. I guess maybe because I've started to introduce him at very early age. The day I knew I was pregnant was after went back from swimming session. And during my pregnancy, I always make visit to aquatic center up until my 9mos pregnancy. And Adam's 1st time into water when he was less than 4mos. Ever since that, I always brought him to swimming pool and putting target that he can start swimming by the time he is 2.*Read here* But, unfortunately, considering that the maintenance of my house pool not at very tip top condition, we avoided him to swimming pool and he just have chance to swim when we were on vacations only. *Memang jarang sgt sekarang* Same goes to Ryan, he 1st time in the pool during our last trip. *Tu pun sebab its a warm swimming pool*
And now, he is 3 years plus. I guess its not so late to send him for a swimming lesson. And I was so lucky to find the deal at groupon on swimming class recently. At only RM88 (normal price at RM250 per month), Adam will get 4 times swimming session with 1 hr per session. I grabbed this just to give him a trial and see how far Adam response to this class. Besides, learning on how to swim, it also good for him to understand the instructions given by the trainer. Once he is ready, I plan to send him to aquatic center near to my house *lagi murah weee*. I've booked the session in March, meaning that, next weekend, Adam will be on his 1st formal swimming lesson.yeayyyy!!!*seddey mommy tak lepas ajar Adam swim, sb instructor sorang lagi asyik control je tak bg lepas!!*To be frank, I think I'm more excited than Adam. Hahaha!!! Cant wait to see him swimming. Mommy and papa will give full support for you dear... beside the pool aje, tak boleh masukkkk!!!:( * Ryan too!!* I have make some research at google too about children swimming and safety to take. Will share it in next entry.InsyaAllah.
Lets get some views about this swimming class:
The lesson will be conducted at Canyon Aquatics Centre..
4 sessions of 1-hour swimming lessons include:
- - Floating techniques- Breathing techniques- Kicking and paddling.
- Centre founded by Olympics qualifiers and SEA games gold medallists.
- Programme sanctioned by the Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia.
- Groups of 6 may schedule private classes.
Founded by Olympics qualifiers and former national coaches, swim schools indulge aquatic aspirations in juvenile hopefuls with highly personalised lessons about floating, breathing, kicking and paddling in case of sudden showdowns with pinnace propellers. Make five friends in time for private classes free of strangers and playground spies. Toddlers and teenyboppers are advised to wear suitable swimming attire and goggles, with hair tied back or safely encased within swim caps to avoid navigation issues or proximity to agonized fingers during moments of frustration. While lockers and shower rooms are provided, students are required to bring their own towels.
They are so cute, aren't they???
Tak sabar nak tengok Adam pulak..
They also provide class for babies too..Yeappp!!
Shud survey bila pergi nanti..
Spacious but open swimming pool they have..
I want that kids swimming cap!!
Being looking for many shopp complex already, tak jumpa!!
Shud ask them. They sell swimwear and swimming equipment too..
Next entry will be about the swimwear and basics toiletries to bring to swimming class. And I shud start reading about safety, the dos n don'ts etc etc!!!
1st article to share here:
When your baby is 6 months old, you can join a parent-and-child (or "mommy and me") swimming class. You'll be in the water with your baby during these classes, which are really for socialization only. Your child probably won't be developmentally ready for formal swim lessons until age 3 or 4, at least.
In the meantime, be extra cautious in or around water with your little one. The American Academy of Pediatrics says: "Whenever infants and toddlers are in or around water, an adult should be within arm's length, practicing 'touch supervision.'"
According to Laura Slane, aquatics consultant for the YMCA, your child will be ready for lessons on her own when she's able to listen to an instructor for the whole lesson and follow his directions. She should also be comfortable around water — if she hates bathing or hasn't been around the water much, it might be a good idea to take her to a "mommy and me" class first, says Slane.
A number of health and swimming clubs, such as the YMCA's, offer parent-and-child lessons. Ask your doctor, daycare provider, or other parents to recommend a good program in your area. Try to observe a class before you join. The instructors should run a well-organized class and clearly demonstrate what they're asking parents to do (how to hold a child in the water, for example). A lifeguard should be on duty at all times.
Other things to look for: A warm pool, which makes getting in much less traumatic for your child (and much more comfortable for you), and a relatively small class — no more than ten parent-and-child pairs — so you can hear the teacher and have plenty of room to play in the pool.
Lets swimming like a fish yooo!!!
Lets swimming like a fish yooo!!!