Warm Belly Wet Suits

How Warm Belly Wetsuits Happened
   by owner Greg Colyar
Warm Belly Wetsuits came about when my daughter excitedly began taking swimming lessons in an 82° F pool. Her enthusiasm and enjoyment of the water were quickly dampened by how cold and uncomfortable she became. She and the other kids were in the water only a short time before they were distracted from the lesson, their small bodies shaking all over and their lips turning various shades of blue. Even in a heated pool the heat loss of a small body to the surrounding cooler water is about 25 times faster than in air. Thin lycra sunsuits kept the sun off OK but the wicking action of all that wet lycra against her skin caused additional cooling as it dried. She got cold as heat was lost to the lycra much like a layer of perspiration evaporates to cool off a heated body.
Having surfed comfortably in frigid ocean waters in a neoprene wetsuit, I thought a kids' version would be ideal for swim lessons and other water fun at the lake, river, or beach. The only true neoprene wetsuits available for kids were high priced, restricted arm movement, and since they weren't adjustable, they weren't good for very long.

Warm Belly Wetsuits allow for freedom of arm motion and they can be adjusted as the child grows to provide for years of use.

Warm Belly Wetsuits insulate the body and keep kids warmer longer by slowing heat loss. Designed for water above 65° F, our wetsuits keep kids warmer and more comfortable, allowing them to be more attentive and to enjoy the water longer.

If you want a true wetsuit for your child, be sure you are getting the insulating benefits of Neoprene provided by Warm Belly Wetsuits.

A happy, warm kid in a Warm Belly Wetsuit

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$32 ea + $8.95 S&H*
(No S&H for 4 wetsuits or more)

*Shipping & Handling Costs     

Each additional suit Add $4.50
Canada Add $8.00
Europe, Asia, Australia Add $15.00
Fed Ex 2day lower 48 Add $22.00
Fed Ex 2day HA & AK Add $37.00

Order A Matching Headband Ear Warmer For Only $2.50!

  6 MOS 12 MOS X-Small Small Medium Large-Slim Large
Clothing Size  0-6 mos 6-12 mos 12 mos - 2T 2T-4T 4T-6 6X-8 7-10
Height (inches)  18-24 24-28 30-34 34-40 40-49 49-55 49-55
Weight (lbs)  10-15 14-20 20-26 25-40 35-50 45-60 50-70

Color Swatches for Warm Belly Wetsuits:Turquoise, Berry, Pink, Purple, Blue, Black, Key Lime, Mango

Warm Belly Wetsuit Dimensions (inches)
A-D are circumferences, E is straightline
(See sketches below)
  6 MOS 12 MOS X-Small Small Medium Large-Slim Large
CHEST A  16.5 17.5 19 20 23 23 26.5
WAIST B  15.75 17 18.5 19.5 22.5 22.5 24
HIPS C  16 17.5 19 21 25 25 27.5
THIGH OPENING D  8.5 9 10 10 12 12 13.5
TOP OF SHOULDER FRONT OF CROTCH E  14 14.5 15.5 18 19 21 21


Return/Exchange Policy
All Warm Belly Wetsuits carry a 100% money back guarantee against manufacture defects and will be replaced or refunded if defective. If there is a size or color problem (ie. favorite color changed today and is no longer purple), the wetsuit can be exchanged or returned, as long as it has not been in the water and is in original condition. YOU MUST CONTACT US FIRST AND GET A RETURN AUTHORIZATION NUMBER (RAN). WITHOUT IT YOUR PACKAGE WILL BE RETURNED TO SENDER. On returns, the full price of the wetsuit will be credited to your account, but not the shipping costs. On exchanges, send a check for $5.00 to cover shipping the new wetsuit or it can be billed to your original account. YOU MUST CONTACT US BEFORE INITIATING A REFUND OR EXCHANGE. Call or email us prior to returning or exchanging so we will be able to handle your request more effectively. Wetsuits sent incorrectly (e.g. no RAN or folded too much) will not be accepted, will be returned to sender, and will not be refunded. Please contact us first. See FAQ for folding instructions.

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