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For Learn-to-Swim Program Directors & Teachers

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To improve your performance as a teacher or program director ...
Individual Passport is the WABC connection for you.  It's for individual teachers and program directors.

It's the connection that enables you to "see" what other's have experienced and are doing now and then apply to your teaching.  Consider also the
Program Passport


Connect Me Now Step 1: Submit my joining information>
   Step 2: Submit my joining payment>

  • Access to special section of the website available only to those connected
    to WABC.  Online archive of articles for viewing and printing...the list is growing all the time!

  • View an ever-growing archive covering topics from teaching methods to program organization.

  • Online newsletters to inform on what's happening around the world with swimming instruction for babies and children.

  • New and leading books, videos and DVD's are featured on the WABC website.  And you can purchase at a discount. Often you can select and pay for either new or gently used books.

  • Feature articles on teachers both in the online newsletter and at conferences that show you what's worked for others and gives you a chance to share what's worked for you.

  • We assist our members in location of very affordable liability insurance for the individual swim teacher who operates alone while renting time or space and must show proof of insurance.

  • Read interesting 'blogs' written by teachers. A blog is an online diary; a personal chronological log of thoughts published on this website in the special section available to those who are connected to the WABC network.  (Maybe you would like to write about your activities as a teacher?!  Connect and let us know that you wish to do so.)

  • A world conference every two years is complimented by continental and regional events in the years in between. 

  • You and your staff benefit from special member pricing on event registrations and products.

  • >>>"Seeing" is the focus of the WABC Individual Passport connection.  If you wish to go beyond "seeing" to also "being seen" as you promote your program and involve your supervisors or staff, then consider the WABC Program Passport Connection.

Individual Passport Connection                Connect Me Now

"Terrific reading articles - I am really enjoying the WABC website & archive.  Ya'll have done such a wonderful job!  It is so very informative.  This is truly what was and is so desperately needed in the swim teaching world today!"
                                                      - CeDe Dugas

12-month connection that gives you all the "see" benefits: Access to special archive section of the WABC website including archive of articles and presentations, online newsletters, discount on conferences, events, books, videos and DVD's, blogs, and classified ad listings.



* Special - Limited Time Offer!  
       Save $50 by submitting one of the following:  
Be published!

  • a professional swim presentation you have made or

  • a section of your teacher's manual on a
    learn-to-swim subject for babies or young children


  • a similar learn-to-swim subject that you have written that would be of interest to teachers or program directors

  • please submit your photo (to accompany the publishing of your document (computer file image preferred) Actual photos, if submitted cannot be returned.

  • all languages welcomed
    (submit document in two languages if you wish)

  • submitting one or more documents for the special offer gives WABC permission to publish the text with your name & photo on the website.
    (must be a computer word document).

  • If you wish, include your email address so readers can contact you...and your website, if you have one (in case your email address changes...your site would likely remain.)

  • more information about articles acceptable for submission for connection fee discount
    Can I connect, get the special offer and send my article in soon?  






   Got a program that wants to be seen and recognized?   
             Consider the
Program Passport