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GETTING (AND STAYING) IN THE GROOVE

When founders John Kolbisen and Irene Madrid designed LPB’s curriculum, they knew that one of...

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SUMMER ONLY VS. YEAR-ROUND LESSONS

Each summer we always see a wave of new students, many of which come from...

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LPB BEGINNINGS

On April 15, 1979 La Petite Baleen swim school opened in the backyard of Irene...

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COMPASSION IN SWIMMING LESSONS

At La Petite Baleen, our teachers stay focused on our curriculum mantra: Pace, Pattern, Compassion,...

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Things to Know About Swimmer’s Ear

One of the most common questions we receive is about ear infections and tubes, and...

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WHY DO THEY DO THAT!?

La Petite Baleen has been teaching young children to swim for over 40 years. We're...

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BATHTIMES BLUES TECHNIQUES

A very common issue that comes up with parents of toddlers and preschoolers is that...

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CHLORINE: IT’S A GOOD THING!

We get many questions from new parents about our pool chemistry, chlorine, salt, and of...

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THE SCOOP ON POOP

  It may have happened to you before...class was canceled due to an "accidental fecal...

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