View Article


In a heat wave, the first thing most of us think of to stay cool is to swim. Although swimming is certainly a great way for kids and adults alike to stay cool, it’s important for adults to remember what dangers lurk beneath the surface and how to avoid potential disaster.

Here are a few basic tips:

  • Always supervise children. Always.
  • Be sure to give children your undivided attention during swim time.
  • Whether you’re swimming in a backyard pool, the lake, or in the ocean, be sure to teach children to always swim with a partner.
  • Teach children at a very early age not to go near or in water without adult supervision.
  • We know your list is long, but learning CPR should be a priority. Not only will it offer you peace of mind, it could also save a life. We offer CPR training to the public. Call (606) 408-9297 to learn more.
  • Educate your children about the dangers of drain entanglement and entrapment and teach them to never play or swim near drains or suction outlets.

A longer list of swimming safety tips from Safe Kids Worldwide can be found by clicking here

Post Rating


There are currently no comments, be the first to post one.

Post Comment

Name (required)

Email (required)


Enter the code shown above: