If you live in the tropical islands such as in Hawaii or in the Philippines, going to the beach or swimming in the pool are great ideas to beat the heat but because people tend to often stay in the beach or pool we can never avoid the idea of drowning especially to an infinite surface of water, so how do we prevent from being in that situation especially in regards to the young ones or infants, training them on how to swim. Swimming is a mandatory life training in order to survive from getting drowned, it is not only known for its safety purpose but it is also a recreational activity that people love to do such as surfing or triathlon.
The question is this, what is the appropriate age to start learning on how to swim? Some would say infants can start from doing it but do take note that infants are still at a crucial age to do such because one reason would be the infection that they can get from diving in the water, as well know infants have weak immune system so they are more likely to get pathogens or bacteria from water easily compared to adults who have developed immunity and they tend to be more prone to drowning due to the lack of understanding the basic strokes. We do see some parents training their infants on how to float on water and guiding them with it but I know it can be unsettling to watch, as per Terri Lees; Red Cross instructor trainer; the appropriate age to start such activity is from six and above, at the specified age they are able to come to their senses on how it should be done, they have better understanding with the instructions even thou they’ve less focus. To know more about where to start, SwimJourney Adult swimming lessons will help you train to become healthy and a competitor.