Today was Junior Mint's first day of swim lessons! Who would schedule a swim lesson at 9:00 am on a Monday morning...definitely not me ; ) Anyway, the place we are going is pretty cool. You can walk into the pool like the beach and they have this "river" that is a small circle that has flowing water!
We started out by having them get used to just being in the water and practice kicking and then moved right into jumping off the side! Junior Mint needed a little "help" with the jumping part, but he soon was good to go! Then, he got a noodle and I held the noodle while he floated around the "river", learning to maneuver in flowing water. After that, we moved to blowing bubbles--Junior Mint is a pro at that! Next, they blew bubbles and practiced kicking! Junior Mint (being on his tummy) laid over on my arm and wanted to take a nap, apparently all that swimming tired him out! And that, my friends, rapped up the lesson!
We will do it all over again on Wednesday....except supposedly with songs and more going under the water! This will be our 9:00 am activity every Monday and Wednesday for the next three weeks! Hopefully, ending with a little 15 month old swimmer!!!