How to get started with Swim Discovery™

Getting started with Swim Discovery™ is super simple.


If you’re new to Swim Discovery™, it’s an easier and quicker alternative to swimming lessons to help your kids learn to swim.


Your kids don’t need a coach with Swim Discovery™ because they’ll literally discover how to swim for themselves in your own backyard or community pool. Check out this video to learn more:



Honestly, one of the biggest reasons parents don’t get started with Swim Discovery™ the first time they hear about it is because it seems too simple to work. But I promise – it works!


Here’s how you get started:

  1. Take your child to the pool
  2. Put them in a Life Jacket – even a Puddle Jumper if you already have one, and
  3. Just let them play!

For a complete beginner, that’s all you have to do to get started immediately.


Of course, you’re going to want to get the “right” kind of life jacket as soon as you can. We use the TYR Progressive Training Aid because it’s actually built for kids learning how to swim.


Most life jackets are only 1 big piece of flotation foam. Those are OK to get your child started with Swim Discovery™ today if that’s all you have laying around.


But they’re going to restrict their learning at some point very shortly. We recommend you upgrade to the TYR Life Jacket as soon as you can.


The TYR Progressive Training Life Jacket is built with 8 pieces of flotation foam in their own individual pockets. It’s perfect for learning because as your child grows stronger and more skilled, you can remove flotation foam from the life jacket and wean them off of it slowly.


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One of the biggest perks about joining SwimAble Kid is:

With the help of our 60-second virtual swim test - we tell you exactly when to remove flotation and how much to remove at a time. Now you never have to guess when is the right time to remove flotation!


This is where most parents get a little confused doing it on their own and either remove flotation too soon or way too late. But we make it easy and guide you the entire way.


You can easily do all of it for free on your own – but SwimAble Kid is only $20/month, and we hold your hand the entire way. Plus, we have a lot of other really awesome perks for you like:

  • Exclusive access to our 60-second virtual swim test
  • Exclusive access to Jim and Jeff through a Members Only Facebook Group
  • New games sent you every week designed to help your child build essential swimming skills
  • Extra tips personalized for exactly what your child needs when they need it

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What learning looks like?

Using Swim Discovery™ you will watch a child who is a complete beginner fall in love with the water as they develop their swimming skills. As your child grows from a beginner swimmer to an intermediate swimmer - we can start to wean them off the flotation.


Our goal is to move your swimmer through the flotation as fast as possible. However, this can only happen when your child has had enough practice in the water - and we only remove flotation when they are ready


To learn more about the learning process of Swim Discovery™ click here: 


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FOR NOW - all you need to do is:

  1. Take your child to the pool
  2. Put them in a Life Jacket – even a Puddle Jumper if you already have one, and
  3. Just let them play!

Don't wait. Get started with Swim Discovery™ today!

Watch this video to learn more about Swim Discovery™:

If you need even more of a reason to give Swim Discovery™ a try -- check out our blog: “5 Freedoms of Swim Discovery


Check out our SwimAble Kid, Swim Discovery™ program to see how your child can learn to swim for only $20 a month!