My girls both love to swim. They have been taking swimming lessons ever since they were babies. When they were young, I used to get into the water with them and spend lots of time whizzing them around the pool, singing nursery rhymes and trying to get them used to being in the water. Swimming with your kids from an early age is a great way to have fun, bond with each other, and help them to develop a new life skill.
When taking your kids swimming, it is important that you have some good swimwear for the pool. There is a great range of swimwear from Zoggs which is perfect for spending time in the water. Nowadays, my kids have reached the point where I no longer have to accompany them for lessons, although we still have lots of fun taking them swimming outside of their lessons, and so I need good swimwear for spending time in the water with them (and also for going swimming on my own whenever I can catch a moment).
The girls are progressing really well with their swimming and have now reached the point where they are developing their skills into something that resembles real swimming rather than lots of kicking and splashing. As they are in the pool a couple of times every week, they need decent swimwear which will withstand the constant use and exposure to chlorine and other chemicals in the pool. Fun and colourful childrens swimwear is a must for children too in the pool. My fashion conscious almost seven year old is very concerned about what her swimming costume looks like, and how well it fits. She likes to feel quite covered up and uses other accessories like hats and goggles to protect her eyes and hair.
Having good swimwear is even more important when kids venture into the outdoors. Eldest spent lots of time swimming in the sea last summer - a first for her. Having decent swimwear which is good quality and durable for the beach and the sea is essential, as is ensuring that you have swimwear that offers good sun protection when required.
Although the stuff in the shops is an option for a casual swimmer, brands which research the swimming market are a must for the regular swimmer to ensure that they are able to perform their best in the pool. I don't know whether either of my girls will ever become olympic swimmers, but for now, using brands like Zoggs for their swimwear will ensure that I am doing my best to provide them with good quality swimwear for their extra curricular activities.
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