Hubbard Family Swim Schools

Hubbard Swim Instructor Honored as ‘Educator of the Year’ by United States Swim School Association

It’s now official. Outstanding, talented, and caring swim instructors who specialize in teaching infants, children, and children with special needs how to swim, can be found right here at the Hubbard Family Swim Schools. Kathy and Bob Hubbard, the owners of the internationally recognized Hubbard Family Swim Schools, are very proud and pleased to announce that one of their long-time …

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After-School Swim Lessons Keep Fitness Fun

Now that the school year is underway, a growing number of parents are enrolling their children in fun-filled, after-school swim lessons at the Hubbard Family Swim Schools. The summer swimming pool season might be drawing to a close, but learning how to swim, developing a love for the water, and learning crucial lessons about water safety continues indoors here all …

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What are the Criteria for Competitive Swimming for Kids?

A lot of parents make the decision to enroll their little ones in swimming lessons when they’re young and then may stop classes once they’ve become proficient swimmers. But there are a lot of kids who fall in love with swimming and want to continue taking lessons long after they’ve mastered basic skills. As a parent, you want your child …

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Hubbard Family Swim School Celebrates 20 Years of Making a Difference in Children’s Lives

  2018 marks an exciting, milestone year for the Hubbard Family Swim School. It’s been 20 years since Bob & Kathy Hubbard decided to take the plunge and open their first swim school in Phoenix that was dedicated to teaching infants and children how to swim and learn to be safe around water. From the very beginning, their philosophy about …

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Swimming Lessons Complement These Kids’ Activities

  As parents know, keeping kids physically active helps keep them healthy, as well as mentally and socially engaged. It also provides a positive outlet for stress relief, but you might wonder just how many kids’ sports programs your child can juggle at once, and how other healthy kids activities can compliment others. It’s clear that swimming lessons can be …

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Understanding Common Ear Infections

  Most parents would agree that dealing with illnesses in children is one of the most stressful parts of being a mom or dad. If it’s not the common cold or a scraped knee from falling down, it seems like it’s a bellyache or a painful hangnail. And while every injury or illness that our little ones face is hard …

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Three Valuable Lessons Your Child Will Learn in Swimming Classes

All swim schools aim to teach children the basics of swimming, while helping them progress from one level to the next. At Hubbard Family Swim School, we take great pride in the warmth, encouragement and intentionality that we have built our methodology upon. And through the system we’ve designed, our students emerge as safer, more confident and highly-skilled swimmers. Here …

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How Swim Lessons Benefit a Child’s Personality Development

When it comes to positive activities for children, swim lessons may not immediately come to mind, but there are a lot of awesome benefits swimming affords! The positive impact pool time can have on a child’s mental and physical well-being is pretty incredible. It’s why we’re big believers in helping more kids become swimmers, and why we offer classes designed …

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4 Benefits of Swim Lessons on Early Childhood Development

By Bob Hubbard Hubbard Family Swim School Water safety and ultimately the prevention of drowning are often the main reasons parents seek out swim lessons for their infants and children. These are critical reasons and are absolutely worth lessons on their own. But beyond this, there are numerous further benefits that swimming provides in early childhood development that parents may …

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Four Reasons to Start Your Baby in Swim Lessons Before The Age of One

When you bring your infant home from the hospital, you might be kept awake at night, thinking of how to best protect this precious new life. And, as most parents know, keeping children safe includes teaching them to swim (especially in Arizona, where pools are so prevalent). But you might wonder if your bundle of joy needs baby swimming lessons, …

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