Welcome to the Best Swim School in Los Angeles - Call Us: 323-364-7946
One With The Water Swim School in Los Angeles

On Race, Drowning, and Making a Difference

I have bad news, and good news. First the bad news. Did you know that Los Angeles has over 43,000 pools? Someone counted and made an atlas. I might have mentioned that before. Did you also know that the South LA neighborhoods of Florence, Rancho Dominguez, and Watts had not a...

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...

Four Reasons to Choose Infant and Toddler Swim Lessons

Did you know that Los Angeles has over 44,000 pools? Seriously, someone counted. Does your child know how to swim? Shouldn’t they? Still unsure about infant and toddler swim lessons? I mean, are they really worth it. Short answer: YES, and here’s why. Four reasons to...
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...

Surprising New Research: Autism and Swimming

Recent studies have provided startling and potentially worrisome news about Autism and injury mortality rates – scientific jargon for causes of death among people with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis (ASD). Swimming lessons are vital to protect the life of a child with ASD....
swimming safety

Four Swimming Safety Myths Debunked

My grandma Betty ruled the roost with an iron fist. Only 30 minutes of TV time. Only one person at a time opens Christmas presents. Come when the dinner bell rings. And, never, EVER go swimming right after you eat. (Difficult because she lived in Florida for as long I knew her,...

Accidental Drowning is Preventable With Swimming Lessons

My mother put me in the water before I was six months old. We have pictures of it, sepia-toned snapshots of my mother in all her feather-haired glory holding me out so I could kick my legs. I was jumping off the diving board by age two, much to the chagrin of the parents around...