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Teacher-Director News...from around the world, baby!
Isn't it time you connected to the World of aquatics for babies & children through WABC?  here's how

January 6, 2007
Teach a Child to Be Water Smart (Australia)
http://www.theage.com.au/news/editorial/teach-all-children-to-be-water-smart/2008/01/05/1198950123939.html

 


August 30, 2007
Importance of Play and Early Swimming Lessons
http://babiesandmomsradio.com/blog/2007/07/26/show-23-importance-of-play-and-early-swimming-lessons/

July 25, 2007
UK Health chiefs: armbands too risky    Are they right?
http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30100-1276795,00.html

July 24, 2007
Young swimmers win swim school scholarship awards in the UK
http://www.bournelocal.co.uk/news?articleid=3059995

July 23, 2007
Award Winning Children's Book on Water Safety Now Available in Spanish
http://www.hispanicprwire.com/news.php?l=in&id=8979&cha=8

July 2006
Little Swimmers - When to Give Lessons? Program directors trade jabs with a national group of pediatricians, both professing to know the safest course for your little swimmer. Is the safe course a swim course?
http://thegilberttimes.com/july06-feature2.asp

July 12, 2007
YMCA swim lessons promote water safety

http://hub.gmnews.com/news/2007/0712/Front_Page/059.html

July 10, 2007
Swim diapers may not keep pool water clean, Univ. of Fla. experts say

http://news.ufl.edu/2007/07/10/swim-diaper/

 

June 26, 2007
Observing a newbie teacher is a good lesson in teaching
http://www.nucleuslearning.com/node/175

June 23, 2007
Drowning - Taiwan problem is global
http://michaelturton.blogspot.com/2007/06/drowning.html

 

May 24, 2007
Emergency Physicians Urge Parents to Follow 10 Rules to Prevent Childhood Drownings
(and they include the advisory to enroll children in swimming instruction)
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/530256/

May 16, 2007
Clear Danger - 2004 National Study on Childhood Drowning and related behaviors and attitudes
 http://www.usa.safekids.org/NSKW.cfm

(posted) May 5,  2007
Water babies’ making an early splash at Darien YMCA  USA
http://www.acorn-online.com/news/publish/darien/17539.shtml

May 3, 2007
California Passes Legislation Aimed at Reducing the Number of Residential Pool Drownings
http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20070503006286&newsLang=en

 

April 23, 2007 (posted)
The Brain and the Swimming Brawn of It - Swimming requirement to graduate at MIT

http://web.mit.edu/zcenter/aquatics/pe_swim.html

April 13, 2007

IMAX Movie on Traveling through the human body touches on baby swimming
http://www.newstimeslive.com/news/story.php?id=1044134

April 13, 2007
Drowing aftermath - confusion about pool rules at a daycare center pool in Maine, USA
http://www.keepmecurrent.com/Community/story.cfm?storyID=35410

April 10, 2007

April 9, 2007

Dorset Echo, England, UK
Children become ill from chlorine gas leak at indoor pool

http://www.thisisdorset.net/display.var.1315556.0.children_in_chlorine_accident.phphttp://www.thisisdorset.net/display.var.1315556.0.children_in_chlorine_accident.php

April 9, 2007
52 Year old swims the length of the Amazon
http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=304182

April 4, 2007
Y and City Work together on Swim Pool & Program
http://www.mariettatimes.com/news/story/new1110_44200781047.asp

April 4, 2007
Norwich YMCA to Hold 'Splash Into Health' Event
http://www.norwichbulletin.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070404/NEWS01/70404012

April 4, 2007
Free Swim Classes at YMCA Staten Island, NY
http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/1175688924280320.xml&coll=1

April 2, 2007
We Protect Kids From Everything But Fear
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17770831/site/newsweek/

March 27, 2007

San Francisco Students Complain About Swim Requirement

http://cbs5.com/local/local_story_086224823.html

March 28, 2007
National Pool & Spa Bill proposed in USA Congress

http://www.usa.safekids.org/tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=24631&folder_id=300

 

Feb. 28, 2007
US Competitive Org Launches Campaign to fight drowning & child obesity
http://sev.prnewswire.com/sports/20070228/CLW04428022007-1.html

Kids (recreate) Free in London Pools
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/kids_swim_free.jsp

Feb. 2007
Canadian Pediatric Society remains conservative - not embracing benefits of swim instruction
http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/keepingkidssafe/Swimming.htm

Feb. 26, 2007
Swim School Ltd. in Werrington in the UK makes a splash
http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleID=2075603&SectionID=4419

Feb. 25, 2007
Welsh Medical Clinicians Point to Rise in Obese Babies    Wales-UK
http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0200wales/tm_headline=experts-issue-stark-baby--obese--warning&method=full&objectid=18673856&siteid=50082-name_page.html

Feb. 7, 2007
Long-time Swim School owner initiates adopt-a-(learn to swim)-swimmer
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/sundaystartimes/auckland/3974710a6016.html