Everyone should learn how to swim. The most important reason to learn how to swim is the same at any age – it’s a safety thing. If you don’t know how to swim, and you happen to fall in the water, and there’s no one there to help you, the end result is going to be the same whether you’re 3 or 30, 6 or 60 – you’re going to be in big trouble, and could drown. So, if you’ve never gotten around to learning how to swim, book yourself some lessons.
Don’t Be Embarrassed Any More
Another reason why adults should learn to swim is the same as it is for kids – peer pressure. It’s embarrassing, being at the beach or at a resort, hanging out in your swimsuit, and insisting to your friends that you just don’t feel like going in the water right now, or that your tummy is a little upset and maybe you’ll go in for a bit later. The very worst case scenario is that something happens, like you trip and fall in the pool, and someone has to drag you out, and then you have to admit it – you don’t know how to swim a single stroke.
Face it, you need adult swimming lessons.
Afraid of the Water?
Hey, everyone’s afraid of something. But honestly, if you’re afraid of going in the water, that’s all the more reason why you should learn how to swim. It’s okay to have a healthy respect for the water, but your fear could be preventing you from enjoying fun activities with your family and friends. A good swim instructor can work with you, at your own pace, on ways to get used to being in the water and even to come to enjoy it. The techniques will be different in a lot of ways from the process used with fearful kids.
It’s probably safe to assume, for example, that you’re not afraid of getting water on your face, so there won’t be any need to start with the “put your face in the water, just up to your hairline” exercise. More likely you’re concerned that if you lift your feet off the bottom of the pool, you’ll sink (you won’t), so we’ll work on making you comfortable floating first. The first order of business will be to make you feel safe in the water, and then we’ll get to the actual swimming part.
You Can Learn to Swim at Any Age
It doesn’t matter how old you are – as long as you can get yourself into the water, you can learn to swim. You’ll reap the benefits in improved physical health, and you’ll probably also find that you get a nice little mental boost from taking up a new activity.
So, why put it off? Book some swim lessons, and you can be on the path to a whole new enjoyable activity. And you won’t have to make excuses at the beach anymore!
Here is what some of our Sunsational Clients had to say about their swim lessons:
“Danee was a great instructor and did an exceptional job with both of us. As an adult I was terrified of water and now I am more confident and comfortable and also able to float. I also started to swim unassisted for short lengths. I would highly recommend Danee as she is wonderful and patient with both kids and adults and we are happy with the services provided by Sunsational Swim School.” – Susan M. Cave Creek, AZ
“Learning to swim as an adult can be a very scary thing to do. However, my instructor Imuri P. made the experience very pleasant. Imuri was a very knowledgeable instructor and patient in her approach with me. After 8 session I have a lot more confidence being in the water. I would recommend Sunsational Swim School to friend and family.” – Gina