O’Connor swim instructor says kids are never too young to learn


Claire Minchin with Ella.|Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au   d473458
Claire Minchin with Ella.|Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d473458

THERE is no such thing as being too young to learn how to swim, according to mother-of-two and swim instructor Claire Minchin.

After working in the industry for more than two decades, Ms Minchin said she saw first-hand the difficulty parents like herself faced at busy local swimming facilities.

Noticing a growing demand for a swim program targeted at infants, Minchin has opened a new facility in O’Connor to help parents teach their babies how to survive the water.

“Swimming was a great way for me to get out, be active, bond with my new baby and I met other mums and babies while learning about and encouraging my child’s development,” she said.

“We want to make a difference and contribute to our local community, so we want to provide CPR courses for our parents and run water safety sessions at our local schools and childcare centres.”

Visit www.jumpswimschools.com.au.

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