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Giving to Save Lives

As 2017 draws to a close, we’d like to take a moment and publicly thank you. We can’t do what we do without you, our friends, family, and swimmers, by our side. With your help, hundreds of children have learned the lifesaving skill of swimming, reducing their risk of drowning by...

The Science of Swimming: Autism

Ever wonder why we do what we do? Why we are so passionate about teaching children with special needs? Why we care so much about the lifesaving skill of swimming? It’s no secret that One with the Water embraces a scientifically based, whole person approach to coaching, so...

Happy Birthday to OWTW, and six great reasons to give!

I’ll give you a hint. All six reasons are the six years we’ve been around. That, saving lives, and teaching kids to swim. Okay, so maybe 8 great reasons.  My son (the one we almost lost) joined the swim team this year. He is my second child on the team so I’m no...

Fight Social Stigma in Sport

Para-Olympics. The Invictus Games. The World Para-Athlete Championships. This guy, Hector Picard, a double amputee competing in the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii. Inspiring, right? We watch and cry and applaud the courage, heart, and determination on display from these...

Macy’s Shop for a Cause – Join our team to be a hero.

We just want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our friends. You are our most important resource, and we need your help now more than ever. You can be a hero for Nicole. Nicole was born healthy. For seven years, she was a normal, happy vivacious girl – until the...
Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge

Coast2Coast 2017: Help us prevent drowning!

Drowning kills ten people A DAY. Does get your attention? It should, because drowning is preventable. Highest risk of drowning And do you know who is most at risk? There are two groups with a disproportionate risk of drowning. First, are the children and adults who lack the...
Floortime

Engaging Children Using Floortime.

Close your eyes and imagine this scene with me. You are in a coffee shop meeting one of your dear friends. You have some exciting news to tell them. Only as you are talking, they seem distracted. You think, “Are they even listening?” You may want to directly ask them this, but...

Your Brain in the Pool: Neuroplasticity

When I was in elementary school, my family lived across from a fitness center. With a pool inside, you can bet that my sister and I were making daily trips. Walking through the middle of our front yard gave us a direct path from our front door to the entrance of the center. It...