4 Tips To Protect Your Eyes When Swimming Outdoors

Sunny and warm days are here. Summer means barbecues, sun, fun, and of course, swimming! With so many plans to swim in oceans, lakes, rivers and pools, it is essential to protect your eyes from the elements; you would not like an eye infection to ruin your day. That...

5 Things you Didn’t Know About Davina’s Swim House

Learn more about the ins and outs of Davina’s Swim House with these 5 fun facts that you probably didn’t know about us.  Here are 5 things you didn’t know about DSH: Davina’s Swim House Started As A Backyard Pool Back in 2003, based on their love for swimming and...

Lifejackets and Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)

It’s that time of the year! On May 19, 2022, we celebrate National Lifejacket Day, a moment to promote the use of lifejackets and Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs). The team at DSH has put together some tips and resources about these lifesaving must-haves, so you are...

Keep Your Kids Pool-Safe With These 5 Tips

For parents, keeping their kids safe around pools and other bodies of water is very important. To help you, the team at Davina’s Swim House has created a list of five water-safety tips you can follow to keep your kids safe in and around a pool.     1. Watch...

How to Become a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor?

Being a certified Lifeguard or Swim Instructor is an amazing achievement that comes with many benefits. This training will open a wide range of part-time and full-time job opportunities that can become a great first job or even the start of a career in the aquatics...

10 Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe on a Boat

With the arrival of the warmer seasons, Canadians are getting ready for boat rides and open water adventures. However, this is an activity that should be performed with all the safety precautions available. According to the latest Lifesaving Society Drowning Report,...

Why Become a Swim Instructor? We Asked Our Team!

Do you have a passion for swimming and teaching? Then a career in the aquatics industry might be just what you are looking for. Being a swim instructor is a thrilling ride that includes lots of contact with people of all ages and, sure enough, lots of time in the...

Let’s Get Swim-Ready for Summer Camp!

Summer is just a few months away, and surely you have started to plan your kid’s activities. It doesn’t matter if it is an overnight or a day camp; most places include a swimming portion on their schedules. Most times, there is also some kind of swim test involved,...

9 Safety Tips for Open Water Swimming

Winter is coming to an end, which means the temperature is getting warmer and you can start planning your next outdoor trip to a body of open water (ocean, lake, river, etc). However, be mindful, swimming in open water is a completely different experience than...

Swimming, The First Step Towards an Aquatics Career

Your kids have been in swimming lessons for a few years, they are close to finishing their swim program, they seem comfortable around water, their strokes are strong, and, since they already know how to swim, they want to move on to other sports and activities....