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.

A Mother Of Two Autistic Children

May 1, 2015

            My name is Cate and I am the mother of two children with Autism. From the minute my children were born, before the disability diagnosis, I was very focused on making sure my children could swim as soon as they came of age.  Once the children were diagnosed with […]

Autistic Kids Rock

April 30, 2015

As April comes to an end as does Autism Awareness Month we reflect on the work we do especially after receiving this beautiful note from a very special family. This note with the pictures makes us realize daily how important our job is for these amazing children. Knowing that the skill of swimming makes such […]

Younger Swimmers Make Smarter Babies

April 9, 2015

Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm. Researchers from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research surveyed parents of 7000 under-fives from Australia, New Zealand and the US over three years. A further 180 children aged 3, 4 and 5 years have been involved in […]

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