Are swimming lessons necessary? An unschooling perspective

Living in Central Texas, getting out to water is a necessity for surviving 4 or 5 months of heat.  Fortunately, we have a variety of amazing swimming holes here in the Austin area. That also means there is a lot of pressure to learn to swim early. There are baby swim classes for kids as young as 2 months old. By the time your kid is a toddler, it seems like everyone lists a swim class or two on their tot resumes.

 

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Are swimming lessons necessary?

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