Summer’s in full swing, and it’s important to remember some water safety tips before you hit the pool.
Never leave kids unsupervised around water! Make sure you or a trained lifeguard are watching them at all times.
Knowing CPR could help you save a life! Carle has free CPR and first aid classes.
Many people, especially kids, can be allergic to the chemicals in pools, so always wash off your skin after!
Interested in becoming a lifeguard and helping others with water safety? Check with the YMCA or American Red Cross for classes.
Invest in flotation vests and devices, which are a great way to protect your kids, but are also great for adults when boating or doing water sports.
Check with local pools, the YMCA, or the American Red Cross for swim classes to teach your kids water safety.
The good news is that technology is hard at work to prevent children from drowning. Learn more about what’s being done.