Many programs teach children that the water is a fun place to play without teaching them any meaningful skills. Remember the water will not be a fun place for your child if he or she is unskilled and finds himself alone in the water. This approach may actually make a child more vulnerable to drowning as a child is taught to be fearless without any understanding of the skills needed for effective swimming.
From Infant Swimming Resource, "During lessons, each ISR Student, regardless of age, learns to rollover and float. For infants, rolling over to float and maintaining that float is the focus for ISR lessons until around the time they begin to walk. This skill then integrates with the swim-float-swim sequence once a child is walking."
ISR lessons encourage water competence first thereby promoting a safe foundation for a lifelong enjoyment of the water.
Did you know that 86% of children found in an aquatic emergency are wearing their day to day attire? This provides a completely different experience for your child. Extra weight, sensory experiences and distractions. At ISR of Lake Lanier, our lessons are concluded when children demonstrate that they are both competent and confident in their skills. It is NEVER a "trial by fire" or a "push and see what happens scenario".
During the final week at ISR of Lake Lanier lessons, while under the watchful eye of Instructor Robin Adams, each of her students have the opportunity to practice their ISR Self-Rescue™skills in both their summer and winter clothes. Our next available session begins May in Gwinnett County. Contact Robin today: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our sign up page by clicking HERE!
ISR of Lake Lanier is excited to announce that the ISR Self-Rescue™ program is now available to families that are in financial need through the Live Like Jake Scholarship Foundation!
Jake was a precious 2 year old boy who passed away Thanksgiving weekend 2013 in a tragic drowning incident. The Live Like Jake Foundation is very passionate about raising awareness for drowning prevention and providing swim scholarships to those who can't afford them as well as assist families financially who have suffered the loss of a loved one or have a child with critical care needs. Childhood drowning is preventable and we have made it our mission to save lives! If your family needs financial assistance to cover the cost of ISR lessons, click below but know that they are going fast! If you're in the Gainesville, Georgia or Suwanee, Georgia area, don't hesitate to take advantage of this great opportunity!
Apply here: http://livelikejake.com/scholarship/
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