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Thank You From the Bahamas!

Daniella thank you so very much for giving me one less thing to worry about! It is amazing what you have taught King in 5 days!  You are so very appreciated and a lovely person to boot! - Erin &...

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It’s Always Time To Swim

Winter will not be around for very long here in the Sunshine State.  As the temperatures start rising and the sun starts beaming, it’s time to start thinking about swimming. With Spring Break right around the corner, it’s time to start planning and making sure your...

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Register Today And Save!

Click here and watch this little guy save his life... Spring and summer are right around the corner. Our late afternoon/early evening hours (4-7PM) fill up fast. Last year we had to turn parents away because there were no availabilities.   To accommodate everyone who...

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THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO!

We always knew we made a difference. We always knew what we do every day was nothing short of a miracle but to hear these stories from complete strangers assures us that we are saving lives one child at a time. Please take a moment to read an experience one of our...

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Are You A Vacationer Looking For Swimming Lessons?

Did you ever think about taking swimming lessons while on vacation? Did you know that studies show that young children who participate in early years swimming achieve a wide range of skills earlier than the normal population? Experience the joy of survival in just one...

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Own Your Own Business

  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...

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Do You Know Where Your Child Is?

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...

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Fall Back Into Swimming

  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...

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Happy Guest, Happy Concierge

On  behalf  of  my guest and myself I would like to commend  this company  Baby Otters  on such  super customer service that was given on the first time in use with The Conrad Miami,  I was in a bind and your answering service was wonderful  in taking my information...

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No More Tears

Hi, my son Felix who is 2 just finished his 5 day course with Wendy at our pool.....it was great, she did a super job giving him (and me) the confidence to have him swimming! On day 1 when he was first learning the exercises, he was a crying mess....by day 2 he was...

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The importance of year-round swim safety

NBC 6 in the Mix, Aug. 6, 2015 As the school year gets ready to start, your kids time outdoors will start to get shorter and shorter, but swim safety should still be at the top of your mind. NBC 6 in the Mix host Roxanne Vargas spoke with Baseball Hall of Famer and...

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Miami Herald: Baby Otter Offers Swim Lessons for All

(July 28, 2015) Baby Otter also teaches swimming to those with special needs, from students with Down syndrome and autism to those who are hearing and visually impaired, as well as men and women who have Parkinson’s disease. It also teaches adults how to swim. Cathlyn...

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Kelly Lodowski’s Testimonial

My son Lucas took TKR when he was 2 1/2 and successfully completed it. That was in November and the pool was cold so we never practiced and he developed a fear of going underwater. I tried on my own to re-teach him but I couldn't get him past the crying. So I signed...

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Broward SCORE Radio: Baby Otter Launches Licensing Program

Marlene Bloom and her business partner, Mindy York, were inspired to launch a licensing program after meeting with Broward SCORE's Turnaround Team. The Broward-based travel swim school is selling a license to individuals and businesses that want to launch their swim...

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SunSentinel: Baby Otter Plans Florida, National Expansion

Baby Otter Andre Dawson Aquatic Center, the Plantation-based traveling swimming school, which prides itself for teaching Hall of Fame baseball player Andre Dawson swimming techniques, dispatches instructors to home and community pools to teach children and adults a...

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Drownings Are Preventable

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...

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