There’s something quintessentially Australian about spending summer in the pool, wading through creeks, jumping into rivers or paddling at the beach with your family. Swimming is part of our culture; it provides hours of entertainment for families and kids love it.
But sadly in 2015, 26 children under 5 drowned in Australia. That’s why teaching children to swim and understand water safety from an early age is so important.
Swimming coach and water safety advocate Laurie Lawrence is an expert in teaching families how to swim safely together. He shares the benefits of learning to swim early plus some top water safety tips for summer.
Listen to the full interview here: