Cathleen Pruden


The Best Swimming Gear for Kids

From goggles and swim fins to pool noodles and puddle jumpers, everything you need to help your kid cruise around the pool.


Everything Parents Need to Know About Kids’ Swimming Lessons

From when to sign up to what are 'water safety' skills, college swimming coach Cathleen Pruden answers the most common questions about swimming lessons.


Teach Your Kid How to Float This Summer

Floating is the first skill every kid should master in the water. Here's how.


How to Teach a Kid to Swim the Backstroke

Luckily, it's one of the easiest swimming strokes to learn.


How to Teach a Kid to Swim Freestyle

Freestyle is the first swimming stroke most kids learn, but it is not always the easiest to teach.


The Best Swimming Games to Play With Kids Who Can’t Swim

Make the most of your time in the shallow end.


How to Teach a Kid to Tread Water In 3 Easy Steps

Knowing how to tread water could save your child's life.


When Should I Start My Kid In Swim Lessons?

Everything you need to know to have your kid doggy paddling like an Olympian.