• 17th January 2024

Making Winter Swimming Comfortable for Your Child: Essential Gear and Tips

Making Winter Swimming Comfortable for Your Child: Essential Gear and Tips

Making Winter Swimming Comfortable for Your Child: Essential Gear and Tips 600 338 Marketing

We understand that swimming lessons can become a chilly affair during winter months. While the myth of catching a cold from wet hair persists, which by the way is completely untrue, we’re here to help you make the colder months more comfortable for your child and less stressful for you. Here are some ideas and essential gear to consider:

1. Onesie

Onesies are perfect companions for swimming lessons. They make dressing up after a swim a breeze, especially when compared to struggling with jeans or tights on slightly wet legs. Check out some options:

John Lewis kids shark onesie 

John Lewis kids sherpa onesie

2. Towelling Beach Dress/poncho

These ponchos not only keep your child cosy but also add an element of fun. Pretending to be Harry Potter or Hermione Granger is optional! Explore different choices from Dryrobe and  Kings of Cotton

3.. Warm and Cozy Dryrobe

When it’s snowing outside, a Dryrobe is your go-to choice to ensure your child stays warm and comfortable. Find the perfect Dryrobe at Dryrobe

4. Woolly Hats or Swimming Hats

Whether to wear a woolly hat or a swim hat to avoid wet hair is the question. It depends on your preference. Find stylish options at Bernie Kids or consider Sports Generation swimming hats by contacting them at contact@sportsgeneration.co.uk.

5. Hair Wrap Towel for Quick Drying

Say goodbye to dripping wet hair with super absorbent hair wraps. They also protect your child’s hair from heat damage. Explore options at Amazon or Dock and Bay

6. Fur-Lined Shoes for Quick Exits

After swimming lessons, the last thing you want is a battle to put socks on wet feet. Fur-lined boots or clogs can save you time and reduce stress. Consider options from Next, Crocs and H&M

Lastly, remember that consistent swimming is essential for your child’s skill development. To learn more about the benefits of year-round swimming, check out our blog post: “5 Reasons Why Swimming Should Be a Year-Round Activity.” If you have any questions about your child’s swimming lessons, feel free to contact us at 0208 940 9431 during our office hours (9:30 am to 2:30 pm). We’re here to make your child’s swimming experience enjoyable and stress-free, no matter the season!

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