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    Default Swimming Lessons

    So my children have yet to have any swimming lessons, and I really want to fix that this year...

    But how do you manage it with 2 children? one is 3.5 and the other 2. I'm guessing that the schools will only allow 1 child per adult?

    Sorry if this is a really silly question!

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    the 3.5 will go in without you and you'll go in with 2 yeat old so maybe if you could try get both lessons at same time ? or come swim centers have creches so you can put one kid in

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    I have no idea, but I'm curious to know too.

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    would DD1 (3.5) go in without me even though she's never had lessons before though?

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    The lessons for 3.5yo will be with the parent out of the pool. You could try and find a place that does simultaneous lessons where you are in the pool with your younger child while your older child had their lesson. That is what people at my former swim school did.

    Your concern is valid about your 3.5 being hesitant to go in the pool without you. My son refused to do it when it came time to change to the big pool. He was too anxious for me to be out of the pool. most swim schools offer a trial lesson so you can see how they go without paying for the whole term.

    Alternatively you could have a private lesson in which they teach both your children, as they are not that far apart in age.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OurLittleBlessing View Post
    would DD1 (3.5) go in without me even though she's never had lessons before though?
    yeah they don't normally do parent and child lessons after 3. unless you book private one on on lessons

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    Quote Originally Posted by OurLittleBlessing View Post
    would DD1 (3.5) go in without me even though she's never had lessons before though?
    Yes, my two year old niece goes in without a parent

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    My son is nearly 4 and has to have a parent in the pool. He has had lessons since he was 8 months old. Luckily they do Sunday sessions so I am in the pool with DS2 and hubby is in with DS1.


 

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