Most kids would love to be in the pool for hours, especially when they are at the water theme park. Either one can swim or not, the \u2018me\u2019 time one would have is definitely an enjoyable time. In our current environment, swimming is no longer a luxury but a necessity. So parents,\u00a0have you enrolled your kids at any kids' swimming classes in KL and Selangor or any that is near you?\u00a0 But before that, here is some information about infant and swimming for new parents: Can babies swim?\u00a0 Babies are born to naturally be able to do basic swimming strokes. However, I\u2019m sure most parents are not comfortable to just let their 6-month babies in the pool by themselves.\u00a0 On the other hand, do you know there are swimming lessons for babies? These classes usually held with one of the parents. It helps in building the baby's muscles and it improves the baby\u2019s coordination and movement.\u00a0\u00a0 The recommended swimming lessons start with children of age and older. At this age, kids are developmentally ready for basic swimming lessons.\u00a0 It\u2019s a skill that would give advantage and might even save a life for the children. Therefore, I strongly encourage parents to enrol their children for swimming lessons, not only as a hobby but a life skill one should have.\u00a0\u00a0 So, start today! If you are living around the Klang Valley, you might want to consider the 10 kids' swimming classes in KL and Selangor below: 10 Kids' Swimming Classes in KL and Selangor\u00a0 \t Smart Swim Academy (SSA) Smart Swim Academy (SSA) has classes located in Bukit Jalil, Damansara, Batu Caves, Semenyih, Sungai Buloh, and Kajang. The classes practice emphasis on swimming skills and water safety skills. It utilizes both the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) & Australia Swimming Program (Austswim).\u00a0 The kids swimming classes held in a group of 8 students per coach. The small group would help kids to focus and pick-up the skill faster. If you prefer to have a premium group swimming lesson or private swimming lesson, Smart Swim Academy (SSA) should be able to assist you accordingly. \t DSwim Academy If you are looking for a trained professional coach, DSwim Academy (DSA) might be for you. Recognized as the only Gold Level Recognised Swim Centre in Malaysia by the AUSTSWIM, DSA ensures that their coaches and facilities constantly strive to improve and maintain the high standards set by AUSTSWIM and International Swimming Federation (FINA). DSA do offer classes for infant as early as 6 months old, up to 48th months. The session for infants would have one adult to accompany the baby. It would definitely be the best bonding time to spend with your child. Level 1 classes are catered for toddlers of the age 3 to 4.\u00a0 One of the DSA speciality is that it has a swimming class for special needs children. Children who are disabled should not be deprived of acquiring swimming skills. In fact, swimming help might boost their confidence and even save them.\u00a0 DSA has more than 10 branches in Klang Valley which are located at Bukit Jalil, Kampung Pandan, Setiawangsa, Bukit Kiara, Bandar Utama, Setia Alam, Setia Eco Park, Kota Damansara, Shah Alam, Puchong, Semenyih and\u00a0 Kota Kemuning. \t Fast and Easy Swimming Academy The Academy was established in 2004 and has been spreading its branches around Klang Valley. It caters for both private or group coaching from children 4 years old and above. For children that age 7 and diagnosed with cerebral palsy, ADHD, down syndrome, and autistic, private classes can be arranged to help them with the lesson.\u00a0 For parents who are still doubting to register for their kids, The Academy is offering a free 45-minutes trial class that you might want to consider.\u00a0\u00a0 Fast and Easy Academy runs it classes at Semenyih Lake and Country Clubhouse, KKLUB Clubhouse, Sri Damansara Club, Cahaya SPK Club, PJ Palm Sports Center and 3K Sports Complex Subang Jaya, Selangor \t Aquabubs Swim School Founded by two mums, Aquabubs definitely understand all the concerns mothers would felt when sending children to the swimming class. It has two locations which are in Bangsar and Kepong.\u00a0\u00a0 Aquabubs are designed for parents with babies as young as 2 months old. You could book a session at a minimum fee for a trial session. If you are currently enrolled with Aquabubs, there are designated family swim session in which you and your family are free to use the pool and have a great run of a swim.\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \t Supersharkz Swim School Supersharkz Swim School does take swimming lessons seriously to ensure that their students gain swimming knowledge, not just for leisure but more to it. The school believes that swimming can help in building good character and attitudes.\u00a0It was founded by two siblings, who were former National Swimmers, Mark & Marilyn Chua. Currently, Supersharks Swim Schools have three locations which are in Shah Alam, Kota Damansara, and Puchong. \t EPS Swimming Academy EPS Swimming Academy is another option if you are looking for swimming classes for children age 3 and above. It will prepare children for basic life-saving skills and coach your children to swim.\u00a0 EPS Swimming Academy runs the class in three locations that you might want to choose near to you. The locations are Desa Park City, Tropicana Petaling Jaya, and INTAN Mont Kiara.\u00a0 \t Splashtastik Swimming School The Splashtastik Swimming School has three different swimming lessons based on your child\u2019s age which are classes for babies (6-35 months), toddlers (3-4 years old), and children (5-12 years). It introduces unique teaching that includes music and various activities to make swimming fun. If you have a teenage daughter who wanted to learn to swim, it also has sessions for girls\u2019 teens only. The Splashtastik Swimming School also caters lessons for disabled children as young as 6 months.\u00a0 \t Swim Malaysia Swim Malaysia is another school from swimming classes that you might want to consider as it has more branches around the Klang Valley to suit your location. It has about 30 locations for the group swimming lessons outdoor.\u00a0 If you would like your kids to have comfy and more enjoyable lessons, you might want to consider that indoor heated pools that are located in Seri Kembangan, Batu Caves, Cheras, Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya, and Taman Sea.\u00a0 Swim Malaysia also does have coaching services privately should you decided to have classes at your own pool.\u00a0 \t Happy Fish Swim School Having the indoor heated pools to run the swimming lessons would be a plus for Happy Fish Swim School. In Klang Valey alone, Happy Fish Swim School is having 3 classes in the indoor heated pools at Kota Damansara, Sunway Pyramid, and Taman SEA SS23.\u00a0 Classes for babies as young as 4 months to toddlers up to 4 years old, Happy Fish Swim School teaches the children to be comfortable in the water, learn to submerge and float comfortably and train them to swim confidently. Classes of babies are limited up to 6 babies per session. \t Finns Boutique Swim Center If you live near the city centre and looking for swimming classes for your children, you might want to consider the Finns Boutique Swim Center in Jalan Damai. The centre does have another branch in Subang Jaya too.\u00a0 Finns Boutique Swim Center takes your children swimming progress seriously. The centre believes that each child is unique and sharing updates on the progress, learning may be optimised.\u00a0 The Benefits of Learning to Swim Swimming is more than just a hobby and a sport. It is a life skill that you might want your children to acquire. It has a lot of benefits to the children, not only physically but mentally as well.\u00a0 From swimming, the children able to develop their stamina and muscle strength which helps to improve their cardiovascular and respiratory system.\u00a0 Swimming gives both relaxing and enjoyable moments for the children while stimulates their senses. For asthmatics kids, swimming could improve their lung capacity and breathing.\u00a0 It is believed that swimming helps in the development of gross motor skills and coordination. Indirectly, it activates both the left and right sides of the brain and helps children learn to read and write better.\u00a0 Encouraging children to be familiar with water able to increase the kids' confidence and reduces the likelihood of the kids developing a fear of water or experiencing panic attacks around water. Hence, by learning to swim, children could develop safe risk-taking skills and even save ones\u2019 life.\u00a0 Swimming develops good characters in a child. It gives positives traits to the child to own a successful character when they grow up. So, what are you waiting for, mummies? Start scouting for the swimming lessons at any of the kids' swimming classes in KL and Selangor today!