Will your child be learning to swim or practicing swimming this summer? Check out books about swimming lessons, learn about water safety, and explore community resources.

Water Smart Broward      http://www.watersmartbroward.org/

SWIMS Foundation         http://swimsfoundation.org/

American Red Cross        www.redcross.org

Kyan’s Kause                     www.kyanskause.org

  • Timon and Pumbaa, safety smart in the water!

    In this DVD, the Lion King's Timon and Pumbaa share valuable water safety lessons such as checking for a lifeguard, swimming with a buddy, and reading all posted safety signs before entering the water.

  • A treasure at sea for dragon and me: Water safety for kids (and dragons)

    Introduces information on water safety through the story of a little girl who invites a teddy bear-toting, fire-breathing dragon to spend the day at the beach.

  • Swimming time!

    Describes the sport of swimming, listing what equipment is needed, where it can be performed, and the different techniques that can be used.

  • Superguides: Swimming

    The author, an Olympic gold medalist, introduces the sport of swimming, from basic skills and water safety to perfecting swimming strokes and taking part in competitions.

  • Leo can swim

    Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.

  • Swim, Boots, swim!

    Dora wants to spend a day at the ocean, but she is surprised to learn that Boots doesn't know how to swim. Boots gets his first swimming lesson from Mariana the Mermaid.

  • Froggy learns to swim

    Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.

  • Can I tell you a secret?

    He’s a little frog with a BIG secret that he’s ready to share. Monty learns how to face his fears with some help from his new friend—YOU!

  • Cork & Fuzz: The swimming lesson

    Cork the muskrat wants his best friend Fuzz, a possum, to visit his home, but first he must teach Fuzz to swim and not be afraid of the water.

  • Guri y Gura (Spanish edition)

    Guri y Gura aprenden a nadar.