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Swim Lessons for Kids are Fun AND Functional

Swimming lessons are not only fun for kids – they teach an important life skill, too! These days, there are so many fun activities available for kids, but who has time for it all? When choosing how to fill a busy schedule, you can’t go wrong with swim lessons.

Both my husband and I work full-time, and with two little kids, there isn’t much time for a plethora of classes and recreational activities.

But swim lessons is the one class both of my children have taken.

My almost-five-year-old loves the water, and I feel much better knowing she has learned some key skills. My 2-year-old is a little less confident, but swim lessons have helped him feel more brave around water.

MVP has Classes for Little Swimmers of Every Age

Don’t let the snow stop you from getting in the pool! MVP Sports Club offers year-round swim classes and private lessons for all ages and skill levels

You don’t have to be a member to take advantage of their swimming programs. Most classes are five weeks long and are offered on a variety of days and times to fit your schedule. Sign up your child today for one of the following classes:

  • Tiny Tadpoles: 6-18 months with parent participation
  • Baby Guppies: 18-36 months with parent participation
  • Mini Minnows: 3-5 years, child will enter the pool without parent participation
  • Fabulous Sunfish: 3-5 years, child must be able to glide on front, roll to back, and float 3 seconds
  • Dynamic Dolphins: 3-5 years, child must be able to swim a short distance, float on their back for 5 seconds, and glide on front and back
  • Levels 1-6: 5+ years, child will progress through the levels and learn a variety of skills
  • STARS Swim Club: 10-18 years, a pathway for the competitive swimmer

So whether you’re raising a future Olympic gold medalist or you just want your child to be safe around the water, MVP is a great place to get them the swimming skills they need!

More details about MVP Sportsplex

In addition to youth classes, MVP offers adult swim classes, as well as several certification courses such as CPR and First Aid, lifeguard training, and babysitter training.

MVP Sports Clubs is West Michigan’s fitness leader. With state-of-the-art facilities, world-class technology, and industry-leading classes, they have everything you need to get fit and have fun. With flexible membership options, unlimited group fitness classes, spa-quality locker facilities, countless amenities and so much more, expect to be impressed! Visit one of their five convenient locations, today!

Enter to WIN

Win one FREE group session of child/youth swim lessons at MVP Sportsplex! Your little swimmer will enjoy learning (or improving) this fun and important skill. Lessons must be redeemed by December 31, 2018.

There are three ways to get entries in for a chance to WIN by commenting on THIS article. Facebook comments do not count for entries.

1: For a first entry, leave a comment below telling us whether your child loves to swim or has never been near the water. Don’t worry, even seasoned swimmers have a chance to win!

2. Get a second entry by “liking” MVP Sportsplex on Facebook and leave a separate comment telling us you did so. (Note: Only comments on this article will be counted for this giveaway.)

3. Get a third entry by sharing this giveaway with friends. Leave a third and final comment below telling us how you shared.


This giveaway will close on January 18, 2018 at midnight and the winners will be notified via email. The winner will have 24 hours to respond by email accepting the prize. No purchase necessary to enter the contest. Leaving a comment on this blog post is not a requirement of entry. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to enter the contest and notify winners. Entrants will release Facebook from all liability. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Michigan. Only one entry per household or IP address. Entrants may also enter the contest by sending an email to win at grkids dot com containing their name, address, phone number and email address along with the words: MVP Giveaway in the subject line. Grand Rapids Kids’ liability is limited to the value of the prize.

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