My older son loves the water. We did mommy and me classes when he was younger and every time he hits the pool he is in heaven. He essentially taught himself how to swim (doggy paddle) but I needed him to be water safe. We took him for lessons at a big swim school and while they were absolutely great, he just didn’t seem to do well there or click with any of the instructors. When we found out that the Michael Phelps Swim School offered lessons at our local LA Fitness pool, we decided to give it a try being a quieter setting with much less activity going on around him. We have been doing lessons for 4 weeks now and the progress he has made is wonderful. After just 3 lessons he was really swimming on his own, learned how to jump in and go right to his back and swam the entire length of the pool using the backstroke. It was pretty impressive. Read below for more info on the Michael Phelps Swim School and check to see if they have a location near you!