Children Withdrawing From Swimming Classes

Although the drowning rate of school-aged children is increasing in Victoria, Australia, some parents find themselves having to pull their children out from swimming lessons. They had to do so due to budget constrains. These cash-strapped parents are already facing...

Swimming For Food!

On Saturday morning, fifty volunteers made a statement by jumping in the Monterey Bay in California. They decided to take part in this good cause a week before Christmas to raise money for local food banks and soup kitchens. The event known as “Will Swim for...

Teen Feared Dead After Swimming in Dam

Instructions and warnings are always there for a reason. However, there are still people who like to take their chances and go against them. Jacob Issac Fletcher, a teenage official of the Pesta Penang Dragon Boat Race 2012, is one of them. The 19 year old was told...

Swimming Boosts Child’s Brainpower

There are times when we wonder why others have a higher intelligence quotient (IQ) compared to us. Some believe that it is the upbringing that makes a difference. There are also those who think that our environment and surroundings make an impact. As for others, they...

Swimming Builds Self-Confidence

Over the past four years, Patrick Keith has been training with his swimming coach, David Laudati. During this entire period of time, he was not only able to improve on his swimming skills, but he was also able to experience an increase in his self-confidence too....