Learning to swim can be a wonderful experience that can boost your child’s confidence and self-esteem as well as being an essential life skill. The way in which your child is taught is a huge contributing factor to this being a positive experience. Children are not forced. Experience has shown that encouragement and peer performance usually lead to participation, success and growth in self-confidence.
As well as being a fun activity, swimming also:
helps develop lung capacity (good for asthma sufferers)