Writers: Karla McCaughan

Karla McCaughan

Karla McCaughan, Swim School Quality Services Manager for YMCA Auckland teaches swimming and water safety to people of all ages and abilities across all of the YMCA Auckland aquatic centres.

Don’t waste away summer days, spend summer with YMCA


With school holidays just around the corner (again?!) kids are now looking to take off their shoes and socks, shake off the school year and go wild with time dedicated to just being a kid. Continue reading »

Top 10 water safety tips for kids


Summer’s on the horizon – It’s time to think about water safety for kids.

Water is an essential part of Kiwis identity and many children grow up spending their holidays at the beach, fishing off the rocks, swimming in a pool or learning how to drive a boat. Yet according to Safekids Aotearoa, drowning is the third leading cause of injury-related death among children 19 and under. Continue reading »

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