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Swim Sweater 

Price: $24.99 
Item # 00233
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Swim Step 2 - Water Exploration
"I'm ready to paddle and splash!"

Asked for by name, the original SwimWays Swim Sweater helps kids explore the water with confidence! The Swim Sweater supports two pre-swimming positions; floating upright, or leaning forward to paddle. The stable, circular design rides high on your child's chest for maximum stability, and the heavy-duty rubber inner tube has a no-leak valve (the same kind on a bicycle tire) for security.

  • Stable, circular torso design rides high on child's chest for extra stability.
  • Helps kids learn to balance and paddle in the water - important pre-swimming skills.
  • High quality, brightly colored fabric is soft and comfortable.
  • Great for use during potty training.

Ages: 2-4 years

Made in China

WARNING: This is not a lifesaving device. Do not leave child unattended while product is in use. Always stay in the pool within arm's reach of child.

Product Instructions

  1. Inflate using bicycle or hand pump. Tube should be firm but flexible. Never inflate while on the child.
  2. Have your child step into the center of the Swim Sweater.
  3. Carefully lift the Swim Sweater up to your child's shoulders and slip on sleeves, one arm at a time.

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Shell: 92% Polyester, 8% Spandex


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Posted by:stephanie
Moms who are thinking ahead to summer and have little people. I have spent so much money over the years for my kids and now my grand babies to have something they were safe in and that was comforting as well as comfortable to them. I found this one last year. It works very well. You inflate like you would a tire because it is a real inter tube and not the cheap stuff most floaties are made of. It doesn't have anything to pinch between the legs and the fit is so snug that you really have to tug it off when they are done. It holds them up nice and straight in the water instead of pushing their face in or tipping them back. Also because of the solid ring ,it gives them a little barrier between them and the water. My grand babies quickly went from "hold me, hold me" to "let go I got this". Only lesson I learned was not to leave it outside to dry because apparently the bright colors attract birds and they sat on them and punctured them. Wouldn't have thought of it had I not seen it happen.Just purchased two more for this summer but as always this is not a baby sitter never leave a little one alone but it is a great tool for introducing them to the water.If you could make the ring a little more resistant to puncture and somehow a way to remove the cover for repairing the tube,then I would give it five stars.
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Posted by:Karen
I have to agree with Bonnie. While the concept is great this product does not hold up. Between my daughter and I we've bought 5 of these just this summer. All have deflated except for the most current one. It's only a matter of time for that one. I love the product but it definitely needs tweaking.
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Posted by:Suzanne
Great product, my grandson used this last year and he loved it. Now he's swimming and I think this tube helped him feel more at ease in the water. The swim ways version also has sleeves which helped keep his shoulders from burning, which is a nice feature.
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Posted by:Bonnie
The concept is fantastic but the product is inferior. I bought 5 on June 1st. By July 4th they were all deflated. Not one of them hold air. So disappointing because the grandkids loved them. In the 4 weeks that one of them held up our 4 year old grandson almost learned to swim. So if you need a product for 2 weeks buy the swim sweater, but like I said 5 out of 5 that I purchased were useless after a month.
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Posted by:Tana
This is the best pool item I could have for my 18 month old son! It gives him the freedom and confidence to swim without us having to hold onto him constantly. He swims back and forth, is able to get in and out of the pool, and even jump in. We absolutely love it and highly recommend it!!!
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SwimWays Swim Steps Program

SwimWays has been teaching children to swim for over 40 years. While nothing can replace the love and supervision of a parent, the SwimWays Swim Steps program offers products for all skill levels, making it easy for you to share your love of the water and build confidence in your child.


The Swim Steps 3 Level Program includes:

  1. Water Introduction - Helps your baby become comfortable in the water, keeping her supported and balanced.
  2. Water Exploration - Gives your child freedom of motion to develop confidence, supporting him as he learns to balance and paddle.
  3. Swim Training – Empower your child with the Power Swimr and the Sea Squirts Swim Assist Vest. The swim training system is like training wheels for the water!

For more helpful swimming tips, visit TeachMeToSwim.com, our website just for parents and caregivers teaching their children how to swim.

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