Swimming for toddlers is a great source of recreation, exercise and entertainment. However, it is wise to invest in swimming lessons and swimming classes exclusively for toddlers so they can learn the basics.
Knowing the basics of swimming can mean all of the difference in safe water play or not. The best feeling for any parent is to know that their toddler is safe especially when they are around water, whether they are around water for playtime or a fishing trip with dad.
Local swimming lessons and swimming classes in the Ottumwa Iowa area are available primarily in two places. These places are The Beach Ottumwa, which is a water recreation park, and the local YMCA. Swimming lessons and swimming classes are available through both businesses at their own specified rates. To find out more about rates and costs for swimming classes for toddlers please continue reading for valuable information.
The Beach Ottumwa currently offers a toddler swimming class called “Aqua Tots”. The appropriate age range for Aqua Tots is 6 months to 4 years of age. These classes are on Thursdays at 6 pm with instructor Lucy Starr. The purpose of the Aqua Tots class is to teach toddlers that water is an exciting, fun and safe place to be. You can find more information about the Aqua tot’s class and other swimming lessons that are available to you by calling The Beach Ottumwa at 641-682-SURF. You may also find out more information by visiting the City of Ottumwa web site at www.cityofottumwa.org . Prices for these classes are approximately $50 per a session and there are 5 classes to each session.
The YMCA of Ottumwa offers quite a few classes for swimming fundamentals. Swimming classes and swimming lessons vary at each YMCA. I encourage you to call your local YMCA for more information regarding these classes.
The Ottumwa YMCA offers a variety of toddler swimming classes from beginners to experts for each child and their individual advancement. These classes teach everything from basics of swim to water rules and safety. The swimming classes that have been specifically designed for toddlers have been created in order for the toddler too advance to the next level and so on. There are approximately 3 to 4 levels for each phase of the class. For more information, regarding classes available at the Ottumwa YMCA please visit their web site at www.ottumwaymca.com or call 641-684-6571. Pricing for these classes may vary for each YMCA, so it is best to check with your local YMCA advocate.