Own Your Own Business

November 12, 2015

  What happens when a mother of a young child is so attracted to the idea of water that every time their little one sees it, they run straight towards the water? What happens when you attempt to put that little one in swimming lessons and you are told they are too young? You stop […]

Do You Know Where Your Child Is?

October 27, 2015

After returning from a day at the pool seeing all these amazing children learn how to swim I reflect on how I became involved in this adventure of saving lives. When I was at a pool over 27 years ago with both of my children, my daughter decided to walk down the steps of the […]

Fall Back Into Swimming

October 22, 2015

  Being parents ourselves, we have to admit, we do get sidetracked quite often about activities that may seem “seasonal”, for example, swimming. When people think swimming they think summer. When  March and April approaches everyone is in a mad rush to sign up for swimming lessons so they can be ready for that wonderful […]

It’s No Secret that pools don’t disappear when school begins

September 1, 2015

Pools don’t disappear just because summer is over. Let’s be real here, Florida Summer’s last about 9 months in South Florida. Drownings Are Not Seasonal. The sheer fact that school has started and schedules are a little busier does not shy away from the fact that we are surrounded by water and our babies are […]

Drownings Are Preventable

July 13, 2015

Our hearts are so filled today as the news of another drowning yesterday in Plantation Florida made the headlines. Simply put, this child was being watched by his grandmother who fell asleep. As a grandmother I feel for this poor woman on so many levels. All of this could have been prevented if there were […]

What To Do After The Swim Survival Class

June 19, 2015

After our Turn, Kick Reach water survival class we always recommend parents advance their children through our many other levels of swim instructions. Our beginning strokes program teaches them how to use their arms, roll over on their back, float and swim across the pool. From there we take them to our rhythmic breathing classes […]

You Could Own A Baby Otter Andre Dawson Aquatic Center

June 4, 2015

    Have you ever thought of owning your own business, but just didn’t know how to start or what business you want?  We can tell you undoubtedly that being in the business of saving lives is by far the greatest job in the world. Imagine being part of a community of people dedicated to […]

NBC6 Anchor Roxanne Vargas Enrolls Son in Turn, Kick, Reach

June 2, 2015

We are thrilled to be teaching South Florida television reporter Roxanne Vargas’ son! Thanks for sharing your journey Roxy! NBC 6 South Florida‪#‎turnkickreach‬ ‪#‎swimming‬. Drowning is the leading cause of death in children under the age of Five in Florida. It’s vital that parents take notice of this drowning epidemic by teaching their children life […]

Memorial Day And Swimming

May 21, 2015

  Memorial day is the unofficial start of summer for most parts of the country but here in Florida the start of swim season is year round. As most families prepare for swim season we want to emphasize the importance of safety in and around the pool. Supervision is #1. Always make sure that a […]

One Happy Mother

May 1, 2015

Day 3…even missing two days due to weather and Peyton’s swimming on her own!! Thank you Stacy…we love you! Barbara M.

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