Infant Aquatics Classes
Share some really precious time with your baby ……
yourself and your baby to the fun and relaxation of swimming together.
expert will tell you the vital importance of maximising ‘skin to skin
contact’ as a major benefit to the confidence, happiness and general
well-being of baby. Combining
this with the multi-sensory stimulation and physiological development
provided by being in the water, you will find this can only benefit your
Watch little babies concentrate as they take in all the different sensations while all their senses are stimulated in a new and interesting way. Rediscover how exciting the simple act of splashing can be. Help your baby to become 'social' and interact with other babies - they are generally fascinated by each other.
While baby is unable to move around independently, kicking and splashing in the water provides an excellent work-out that helps develop strong muscles and bone density as well as the obvious cardio-vascular benefits. Afterwards babies tend to be calm, have a really good long nap and wake up refreshed and happy.
believe that introduction to water should occur as soon as possible while
your baby’s innate reflexes for the watery environment of the womb are
still in evidence. Enjoying water together in the bath
is a good preparation for swimming classes.
‘Merbabies’ we guide you through activities appropriate to your
baby’s age with the emphasis on having a really enjoyable time together.
You can also learn how to swim while your baby hitches a ride!
expect your offspring to be an Olympic standard swimmer by the age of
three! The aims are
Babies’ love being with other babies so come along and they can make some new little friends, and you may too!
Swimming with your baby is a wonderfully intimate experience.
Enjoy it in a small, warm pool where you will receive individual attention without the surrounding hubbub of a public pool and be assured you will be made welcome.
Hope to see you soon,