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Swim lessons

My daughter is two and a half do you think that's old enough for swim lessons I'm the summer?

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Asked by Heidikans at 12:32 PM on Feb. 20, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Oh, yes. Good luck.

    Answer by Christine0813 at 12:34 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • yes yes yes.

    I actually met someone who has an 8 yr old who doesnt know how to swim??!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:35 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • Yes, you might look for one where you are in the pool with her.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 12:36 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • absolutely...obviously most kids this age don't actually start swimming on their own but if they are around a pool it is important to get them comfortable and aware of pool safety. i started momm & me swim with my son at 18 months and then at 3 he started class on his own. i'm hoping this summer he actually learns to swim on his own.

    Answer by monstersam at 12:38 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • Yes! My 28 month old learned last summer to float and move his arms and legs - this summer I'm hoping we can get to actual swimming. My older 3 all learned when they were 3. I was on a competitive swim team growing up so I just taught them, but then got them lessons when they got a little older to learn proper stroke technique, diving, etc.

    Answer by missanc at 1:04 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • If they are around a pool at all then YES, get them lessons.

    Answer by kmath at 1:06 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • daughter is almost 3 and started at 18mos....she even went off the diving board.

    Answer by hill2 at 1:09 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • Yes we are going to start my son this summer and he will be 2 and a half.

    Answer by lovelyheaven271 at 2:25 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • ~*Awe*~... my 3 and 5 year old will be taking them, don't see why yours couldn't

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 5:00 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • Definitely! Make sure that it is a Red Cross program

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:03 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

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