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01 September 2019

Yay, spring has sprung, is anyone else excited to see the mercury rising?!

As we roll into summer, the first thing on many people’s minds is getting back in the water. Whether it’s nippers, surfing, or lazy Sundays at the beach, living in such close proximity to the water means that water activities are always on the agenda.

So, this issue swim is IN!

 

SUNSHINE COAST

We chat to the Head Coach at the impressive new Aquatic Centre opening at St Andrew’s Anglican College to find out the critical swim skills every child should learn. To help get your kids into the pool, we have a comprehensive directory of all the swim schools across the region, And with this season’s must-have water accessories, we’ve got your beachside living covered.

As well as getting splashy, we also take a look at the many great activities available that safely introduce sport to little ones. And we sit down with local legend Matt Golinski to find out all about his involvement in a fab charity that helps to bring veggie gardens to schools.


BRISBANE

We chat to the Centre Manager at leading swim school Kingswim, to find out about how long kids should learn to swim (it's longer than you think!). And to help get your feet wet, we have a comprehensive directory of all the swim schools across the region.

We also check out the impressive program at St Rita’s College that is enhancing girls’ participation in mathematics and numeracy programs. And we sit down with Matt Golinski to find out all about his involvement in a charity that helps to bring veggie gardens to schools.

 

GOLD COAST

We chat to the Centre Manager at leading swim school Kingswim, to find out about how long kids should learn to swim (it's longer than you think!). And to help get your feet wet, we have a comprehensive directory of all the swim schools across the region.

We also hear from the experts at Kings Christian College to explore why handwriting still matters and what you can do to help your child with this important skill. And we also sit down to chat with the mama behind the Burleigh Wagon to find out the inspiration behind this must-have beachside accessory.

Written by

Angela Sutherland

After spending over 20 years on the editorial desks of some the leading magazine publishing houses of London and Sydney, Angela swapped the city frenzy for a Queensland sea change. Now owner and editor of Kids on the Coast and Kids in the City, she loves spending her days documenting and travelling the crazy road of family life alongside every mum and dad. 

When she’s not at her desk buried in magazine stories, you’ll often find her entrenched in a heated game of beach cricket, or being utterly outrun by her inventive seven-year-old and rambunctious threenager.

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