State certified, Baby Otter Swim School utilizes their proprietary Turn, Kick, Reach® systems developed by its founders and proven in Florida over the last 40 years to dramatically decrease the drowning statistics.
Children and adults can learn to swim in less than 3 hours!
Baby Otter utilizes their proprietary Turn, Kick, Reach® systems developed by its founders and proven in Florida over the last 40 years to dramatically decrease the drowning statistics. We have the best trained staff in the industry who are as dedicated to our cause as we are.
This program was designed by one of the founders over 40 years ago. Our program’s STATE accreditation sets us apart from other swim schools. Our staff has over 75 years combined experience and voted #1 by our swimmers and parents. Our instructors have completed over 30 days of in water training to be certified. We are considered drowning prevention experts in the field of aquatics.
Our passion and commitment to saving children from drowning will never end until there are no more drownings.
Andre Dawson “The Hawk” with Walter Payton’s granddaughter
The Baby Otter Swim School is proud to have All-Time baseball great, Andre “The Hawk” Dawson, as its national spokesperson. At 14, Dawson suffered a near-drowning experience when he was pushed into water and did not know how to swim. He avoided the water for almost 40 years before enrolling in the Baby Otter Swim Program as an adult.
Andre is also the national spokesperson for The Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund helping to build awareness for the safety of children.
“Throughout my career, I have tried to use my position to help as many people as possible. The Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund has given me a greater opportunity to help people, children in particular, more than any other charitable effort of which I have been involved.”