The American Academy of Pediatrics states that children are not developmentally ready for formal swimming lessons until after their fourth birthday. This does not mean you cannot take your three-year-old for a dip in the pool; you just have to be extra careful and vigilant.
- Promotes physical development
- Develops aerobic endurance and is the most beneficial form of cardiovascular exercise
- Enhances a child’s muscular flexibility and promotes proportional muscular development
- Develops coordination
- It is the most injury-free of all children’s sports