How do I help my 6 year old child to overcome her fear of swimming?

I accept that I haven't taken her swimming as often as I should. I regret not taking her to water babies. However, my intention is to take her to the swimming baths, once a week. She loves her bath time and loved the swimming baths today, but she has a fear of getting water in her eyes, which prevents her from... show more I accept that I haven't taken her swimming as often as I should.
I regret not taking her to water babies.
However, my intention is to take her to the swimming baths, once a week.
She loves her bath time and loved the swimming baths today, but she has a fear of getting water in her eyes, which prevents her from letting herself go.

I'm trying to encourage her to be more daring, so that I can get her into swimming lessons.

Any advice?
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