Swimming with Confidence

As a mom, I always worry about my kids and their safety. Besides making them aware of "stranger danger", the next thing on my list has been teaching them how to swim at a very early age. Lucky for us when we moved from the Dallas area to San Antonio, we chose a neighborhood with a swim team. Little did we know what a great choice it would be for our then 4 month old boy. As much as I was determined to teach him how to swim, he was determined to not learn! I tried private lessons over several summers and switching off with various family members in hopes that our head strong 4 year old … [Read more...]

2013 Kinetic Kids Hootenanny

In 2001, when physical therapists Tracey Fontenot and Kacey Wernli decided to offer a program that would allow children with disabilities access to a recreational sport. They had little idea what a need that they were fulfilling. Word quickly spread throughout the special needs community about a program called Kinetic Kids. Parents were very eager to enroll their children in programs such as soccer, t-ball, dance, gymnastics and golf.   These programs were much like those that you would find at a local YMCA. You would see  parents beaming with pride while watching their kids learn … [Read more...]

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