Guest Blogger and local Nashville business, British Swim School Nashville South, kicks off our 2020 blog series with 6 reasons to start swim lessons. 

Are you debating between swim lessons and another activity? Or trying to decide if swim lessons are worth the investment? Or maybe you don’t think this is the right time? You may want them to be water safe, have survival skills, be ready for summer and get some exercise, but here are six more reasons that have nothing to do with swimming!

1. Listening to new adults

Children learn early to listen to their parents, but sometimes it can be hard to teach a child to respect a new adult. At our pool your student will learn to pay attention and listen to an instructor. They’ll quickly realize that when they turn on their listening ears, they get rewarded with a faster class pace (which means more turns in the water!) and play time.

2. Making friends

We have group lessons – most levels max out at four enrollments – so your student will have the opportunity to make new friends. They will bond by celebrating each other’s achievements and help one another overcome hesitations and fears.

3. Trying new things

No matter how old, it is good for children to learn new things. Trying something new is great for the developing brain and exposes youngsters to new fight or flight situations. But don’t worry, we’ll teach them to fight for water survival!

4. Class setting

Our group lessons will teach your child how to behave in a class setting. They have to be respectful of their classmates and listen to their instructor and deck ambassadors. If they haven’t started school yet this will give them a leg-up on the first day of kindergarten!

5. Independence from parents

Learning to separate from Mom and Dad can be difficult. Students in Seahorse or the over-three program will learn to behave and be confident without a parent by their side. They will learn to trust other adults, sit still and pay attention independently.

6. Fun

We can’t forget fun! After a long day of school or running errands with Mom or Dad your little tyke needs some fun. Our instructors bring their A-game to every lesson so your student has a memorable time at our pool. Plus, you’ll have a ball watching them succeed in learning new skills, making new friends and becoming an independent, confident child.

Call 615-212-2010 for more information on our program and pricing specials.

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British Swim School Nashville South has two locations – in Franklin inside the South Wind Apartment Homes clubhouse and in Nashville inside Fitness 1440 Metroplex. We proudly serve families in Middle Tennessee. Our indoor, heated pools are the perfect spot for the entire family to learn to swim! We offer water acclimation, water survival and stroke development lessons for all ages. Your children will have a blast learning to swim with us in Franklin or Nashville!

Is your toddler ready to make a splash? Our swimming lessons are available to families Franklin, Nashville, Bellevue, Antioch, Oak Hill, Forest Hills, Berry, Hill, Green Hills, Brentwood, Fairview, Spring Hill, Nolensville, Smyrna, La Vergne, Mount Juliet, Hermitage, Donelson, Thompson’s Station, Arrington, Berry’s Chapel, Bethesda, Bethlehem, Boston, Brush Creek, Burwood, College Grove, Clovercroft, Cool Springs, Fernvale, Grassland, Kirkland, Leiper’s Fork, Liberty Hill, Peytonsville, Primm Springs, Rudderville, Southall, Triune.