Sounds ridiculous right? You can’t swim in a bathtub. In the case of comfortability, the ability to even be around water (pool or no pool) is important. You can do a lot from play to breath control. In almost everything that you do, finding a way to practice aspects of what you’re learning outside of the actual facility you’d be preforming in can help. Home is a wonderful place to practice almost anything. This is where you are probably the most comfortable and have the least pressure. Your child will be in the same position.
Bathtub practice is very beneficial for all ages. For children, this is a good time to connect water with play. Here are some steps to take during bath time!
These are just a few ways to get your young ones to get more comfortable in the water. Still want more comfort tips? Check out part three: Open Swim!