Water Babies Course Details

The idea of babies being able to swim independently underwater is centuries old

Captain Cook documented very young children swimming in the Pacific Islands back in 1778. In 1939, Dr Myrtle McGraw published her pioneering Swimming Behaviour in the Human Infant in the Journal of Pediatrics, following a study in which she filmed and studied 42 swimming babies. It was found that babies have natural reflexes, preventing water entering their lungs when their faces are submerged. Now baby swimming is firmly established as a mainstream activity in the UK, the USA, Australia, Japan and some European countries! In the UK, over 300,000 babies are taking Water Babies lessons twice a week.

Are my babies eligible for Water Babies lessons?

According to AUSTSWIM, babies can start to learn swimming from as young as 6 months. In their first year, a baby’s brain grows more rapidly than at any other time, so it makes sense to start early and maximise their exposure to learning experiences in a variety of environments.


近因應最近新型冠狀病毒疫情,本校決定將所有游泳班及泳隊訓練由2022年1月7日起暫停至 *另行通知*。


<Arrangement of Stanford swimming class and swimming team training>

In view of the latest situation of epidemic, we announced that all swimming classes and swimming team
training will be suspended from 7 January 2022 *until further notice*.
For further swimming class and swimming team arrangement, we will contact by phone or inform by
SMS and update on our website.