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Swim Vest

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Swim Vest 

Price: $24.99 
Item # 11238
5 Reviews

Explore the water with confidence in the SwimWays Swim Vest!

The sturdy foam inserts of our swimming vest provides children with balanced flotation, allowing them to achieve two pre-swimming positions: Floating upright, or leaning forward to paddle. Front zipper with safety closure allows for easy on and off and the high quality, brightly colored fabric is soft and comfortable, and provides 50+ UPF sun protection. Adjustable harness ensures the vest stays in place.

Ages: 2-4 years.

Made in China

The Swim Vest is part of the SwimWays Swim Steps learn to swim program. Swim Step 2 provides support while your child learns to balance and paddle - important pre-swimming skills. See more Step 2 swim vests.

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. Ensure correct and secure fit.

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Posted by:Kanna
Bought one froma local store last summer for my 3 yo great niece. Her approx weight was 40 lbs. Even with the strap between her legs it was so large on her that she could pull her arms out of sleeves and her head through the top. Loved the floatation of it as it didn't tip her to the side , front or backwards. Finally sewed the sides as close together as I could get them. She still loves it this year, however even with her gaining 10 lbs it still swallows her.Needs to be smaller, different sizes and/or geared to weight and strap needs to be alittle wider and cushioned.
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Posted by:Christina
I have twin boys 26 months old. I bought these vests two months ago and have had very different experiences with each boy. One boy is 20.5 pounds and the other is 29.5 pounds. The lighter boys LOVES the vest and now loves the pool and I am comfortable watching him play while I sit at the side of the pool. However, the heavier boys sinks in the water over his head. After doing this twice (with me right next to him) he is now petrified of the water and the vest. I have added foam to his vest and sewn it in. Now he is buoyant in the water, but he is still too afraid to get into the pool, and he still doesn't want anything to do with the vest. Ugh! I fault the manufacturer for not making weight limits clear. Please wish me luck with my heavier son.
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Posted by:Lisa
My swim vests must be defective as I purchased this item at a retail store about a month ago for both my daughter (28 lbs) & son (29 lbs). This device does not allow for the parents to let go of the child with them going under. I'm a little disappointed with the purchase and can not return as the retailer told me the item was used as I had removed the packaging.... ***Response from SwimWays: We're very sorry to hear you did not have a positive experience with this product! We have forwarded your review to our customer service team for follow up. You can also reach a customer service representative directly at 1-800-889-7946. Our lines are open Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern time. ***
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Posted by:Elizabeth
This has been the best swim vest. My son has used it for 3 years and it gave him the independence to learn how to swim on his own. He could do anything the big kids could do which really helped his confidence.
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Posted by:Joette
LOVE THIS VEST!!! My grandson used this vest for about two years. He could go all over the pool, jump in the deep end and do everything the big kids were doing with confidence. It gave me peace of mind when he was on the other side of the pool that he could swim across to me without assistance.
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SwimWays Swim Steps Learn to Swim Program

Learn the Skills of a Lifetime!

Swimways has been helping children learn to swim for over 50 years! The Swim Steps program offers products for all skill levels, from water introduction through swim training tools, making it easy for you to share your love of the water and build confidence in your child.

The Swim Steps program includes:

  1. Swim Step 1: Water Introduction - Helps your baby become comfortable in the water, keeping her supported and balanced.
  2. Swim Step 2: Water Exploration - Gives your child freedom of motion to develop confidence, supporting him as he learns to balance and paddle.
  3. Swim Step 3: Swim Training – SwimWays' graduated swim trainers give you the tools to progress your child's swimming ability at his or her own pace - it's 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.