Why you should start your child's swimming lessons early

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Shayne Reese Swimming provides a friendly, caring and happy environment for your child to learn to swim and develop their confidence when in and around the water. 

WATER BABY: The lifesaving skills learned at swimming lessons help your child become safe and strong in the water.

WATER BABY: The lifesaving skills learned at swimming lessons help your child become safe and strong in the water.

There are many physical, mental and emotional advantages for children to start swimming lessons at five months of age. 

Research shows that young children who participate in learn to swim classes achieve many developmental milestones before those children who don’t participate in learn to swim classes.

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Shayne Reese OAM is a local Ballarat identity who has grown to become one of Australian swimming‘s most exciting female performers on the world stage. Shayne is a two-time Olympian with many international accolades. This provides her with experience and knowledge to provide the best swimming lessons available in our region. 

Shayne Reese Swimming has state-of-the-art facilitates which provide comfort for your child all year round. The swimming classes provides your little one with familiarisation, confidence, submerging, breath control and basic kicking and paddling techniques. 

These lifesaving techniques skills will assist your child in becoming safe and strong in the water.

Participating in the Infant Aquatic Program is the best possible start for parents who want to give their children the greatest opportunity to thrive in life and is a fantastic way to have bonding time together with great results.

These development milestones include: 

  • Literacy improvements
  • Higher numeracy performance
  • Improved social skills
  • Increased health
  • Emotional stability

And of course the main reason many parents have their children taught from five months of age is to keep them safe when in and around the water.

Toddler classes introduce more advanced skill-based activities to develop kicking, paddling, floating and breath control.

Come in and meet our experienced teachers, who are here to provide a variety of fun stimulating water activities, with plenty of encouragement.