When will my child be water safe?

April 19, 2018

It is time for sunshine and warmer weather, I swear it is just around the corner. Pool covers will come off, new swimsuits will be purchased, barbecues will be fired up. Parents start asking “is my child okay to swim on their own? When will my child be safe in the water?”   My answer is not a popular one,…

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The JMSS System and Why it Works

March 15, 2018
Jim Montgomery

Coach Jim’s Blog :  Our teaching philosophy at JMSS is each child is different and each child learns at their own pace. Every class level is integrally related to the previous level and the following level. Certain skills are emphasized at each level and swimmers can progress from one class level to the next when they are able to correctly…

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Swim School News – Spring ’18

March 15, 2018
Cheryl

JMSS Newsletter        

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Swim School News Nov

February 24, 2018
Cheryl

Teamwork makes the Dream work        

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Swim Year-Round

August 25, 2017
Jim Montgomery

Summer is winding down but swim lessons don’t have to! Our heated indoor pools provide the perfect environment for year round lessons. Keeping skills up, working towards being water safe(r) and maintaining a child’s bond with their instructor and the facility is important for success. Swimming isn’t just a sport, it contributes to positive social, emotional, and cognitive development. We…

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Swim School News Aug

August 25, 2017
Cheryl

End of Summer News        

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Even Olympians Are At Risk of Drowning

June 19, 2017
Jim Montgomery

Parents tend to overestimate a child’s ability to swim.  They underestimate the inherent risks of water. While few parents would allow their child to swim unsupervised in a lake (16%) or ocean (13%), 37% would allow their child to use a backyard, hotel or neighborhood pool without adult supervision, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s…

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Swim School News Summer

May 19, 2017
Jim Montgomery

Summer is just around the corner – be ready for hot weather fun with swim lessons and water safety.        

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Water Safety Checklist

May 19, 2017
Jim Montgomery

Summer approaching, kids out of school and lots of activities planned around the water. In case you could not participate in our Water Safety Week, I wanted to give parents our water safety checklist to make sure our kids are always safe at the pool and around the house. ~ A Water Watcher must be assigned to watch children in…

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Swim School News April

April 21, 2017
Cheryl

Join us for Jim Montgomery Swim School’s first Water Safety Week and Water Safety Challenge. Our goal is to dramatically reduce drowning incidents by teaching parents and kids how they can be safer in and around the pool.        

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