Preschoolers Can Swim!  How to Teach Young Children More Effectively

Category: Aquatics

Date: Thursday, May 4

Jim Reiser, Swim Lessons University

Session Description:
No other sport skill can save a child’s life. Yet recreation department supervisors and aquatic directors around the country face one of the most difficult challenges—the ability to provide exceptional swimming lessons because most training programs are not affordable. This presentation will serve as a critical, economical, and necessary step to improve the quality of those swimming lessons through the strategies and techniques provided by this session.

Speaker Bio:

Jim Reiser is the executive director of Swim Lessons University.  Swim Lessons University is a swim instructor certification agency in which Mr. Reiser founded during his tenure at the University of South Carolina as their aquatics professor.  The agency fills a void--delivering a training program that’s cost effective, innovative, and easy to administer.  To date, SLU is utilized by Park and Recreation Departments in more than 45 states. 

Jim has given over 100 presentations over the past decade, and is a highly sought after speaker for his engaging, practical, and memorable talks.  He has received numerous awards for his work, most recently being honored by the International Swimming Hall of Fame for his curriculum and approach to teaching children to swim.