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Why Every Horizons Student Learns to Swim

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 10:05:49 AM

See what happens when kids learn to swim!

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Swimming is fun! And it's a sport that can literally save your life -- knowing how to swim greatly reduces your risk of drowning.

But the most important reason behind our emphasis on swimming?

Learning to swim, especially for children, represents a big step toward mastering fears and developing confidence.

At Horizons, we’ve seen again and again the difference it makes for students in school once they’ve learned to swim. Often, students go from a fear of water to a love of swimming. This is when students realize what they are capable of, especially in the classroom: "I conquered my fear of water, so I can definitely conquer long division!"

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