But as temperatures rise, so does the danger of drowning.
According to federal statistics, every year almost 300 children under the age of five drown in pools, and 90 percent of those deaths happen at home. And that doesn't include the more than 2000 emergency visits for near drowning incidents.
But there's a lot of options to choose from to keep your child from becoming a statistic.
A month ago, three and half year old Keira Lee was scared to put her face in the water. And with a backyard pool and two sisters, drowning was on the mind of her mother.
"That's one of our biggest scares with having kids is you're surrounded by water whether it's the beach or the pool, and it's just crucial that your kids learn to swim," said Lynn Lee, mother.
Lee chose to pay an instructor from the Swim Squad to come to her home. She says it was a huge plus not having to shuttle kids and wet swim suits back and forth.
Swim Squad Instructor Jennifer Reidt says it's a lot less scary for kids too.
"Learning to swim in their own pool is safer for them because they get used to the pool they will be swimming in for most of the summer," said Reidt.
And while learning to swim can be scary for kids, swimming lessons can be important to make them less likely to drown and take away their fear. Something that Reidt has seen a lot the last three years with the Swim Squad.
"With every child whenever they break through and start to get really comfortable with you, that's the best lesson I think," said Reidt.
And it makes moms feel safer too.
"Now that they're more comfortable with the water," said Lee. "I'm comfortable going in with all three, whereas before the lessons I was afraid to, because I don't know if I could keep my eyes on them all the time."
You can check out the Swim Squad online at www.theswimsquad.com. It costs $215 for a set of eight one-on-one lessons. And it's $160 or less for two or more children at a time.
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