This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
Growing up in Florida, water has always been a huge part of my life. Now that I am a mother, water has also been a large part in the lives of my kids.
As a kid, I was a competitive swimmer. Literally living in the water.. I ate, slept, and breathed swimming. Swimming has always been important to me, and teaching my kids to swim and be safe around the water is even more important.
With summer rapidly approaching, it is time to bust out the swim suits and head to the pool! But with fun in the sun, comes the potential for danger as well.
Swimming is great, but swimming with toddlers can be a bit more tricky! My son absolutely loves the water, and wants to be able to swim freely just like his big sister… But there are extra precautions we have to take to ensure his safety in and around the water.
Celebrating International Learn to Swim Day while Swimming With Toddlers
Every year, the third Saturday of may is International Learn to Swim Day. Started in 2012 but industry leader SwimWays, this began as a national campaign to spread awareness about water safety and learning to swim. As it has grown, it is now an international day, with new overseas locations added to the event this year.
This year, International Learn to Swim Day is on May 18th… And we will be celebrating at our family pool, helping my little one learn to swim in his adorable Paw Patrol Swim Trainer. He has recently moved up from the SwimWays infant float, to step two in the SwimWays swim step program.
Not only am I excited to get this little boy in the water this Summer, I’m excited that Paw Patrol will help celebrate during International Learn To Swim Day events around the world.
SwimWays is encouraging parents around the world to celebrate in their own way by providing valuable information about water safety and raising awareness of the importance of teaching kids to swim.
As for me and my family, we will be swimming with toddlers.. Sharing my love of the water with the next generation. With the help of the Paw Patrol Swim Ways Trailer ( available at Walmart), my son is going to be learning the ropes with his big sister… Growing his confidence in and around the water… And enjoying our favorite Summer pastime for years to come!
If you are planning to hop in the water with your little ones this summer… Stay tuned to learn all about my top tips for having a safe and fun Summer swimming with toddlers!
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