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Infant Swimming Resource of Philadelphia
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Survival Swim Instruction for Infants and Children



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Little ones can swim...
...just watch them!

Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) can teach your little one to become an aquatic problem solver and an effective swimmer or floater in any depth of water. Consider that most infants and toddlers love the water, and the situation begs the question - would your child know what to do if he found himself in the water alone?

Infants 6 month - 1 year: Rollback-to-Float Program

The Rollback-to-Float program teaches breath control, correct floating posture and the skills to attain a backfloat and remain floating for varied periods of time. All students eventually practice their skills wearing a regular diaper), clothing, and shoes because aquatic accidents can take place anywhere, anytime!

Children 1 - 6 Years Old: Swim-Float-Swim Program

The Swim-Float-Swim program begins with teaching breath control and the skills to turn around in the water to secure the edge of the pool. Children learn correct swimming posture, movement through the water, the rollback-to-float as well as rotating to a face down position to continue to swim. Students swim with face in the water and eyes open. This swim-float-swim sequence can be repeated until safety is reached.

All students eventually practice their skills wearing a regular diaper (if not potty-trained, clothing, and shoes because aquatic accidents can take place anywhere, anytime!

All lessons in both programs are taught one-on-one and individualized to your child's needs. Each child is safely guided through the learning process, and no child is ever thrown into the pool.

About ISR

Infant Swimming Resource is the product of over 45 years of research and development in the areas of drowning prevention and aquatic survival instruction.

All ISR Instructors are highly trained both academically and in the water. They are monitored and evaluated for their safety and efficiency and must complete stringent recertification requirements annually.

Water is an unforgiving environment. For this reason aquatic survival skills for the infant and toddler should only be taught by an ISR Instructor. Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for children under the age of 4 in the United States. Infant Swimming Resource is the first and only nationally recognized program striving to change this statistic.

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