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.

《史丹福游泳學校泳班及泳隊訓練安排》

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暫停 至3月1日(星期日)。

本校繼續關注最新情況,並於網頁公佈。敬請留意。

<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 until March 1, 2020 (Sunday).

For further swimming class and swimming team arrangement, we will update on our website.