Healthy and Safe Swimming

Pools, hot tubs/spas, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Learn how to stay healthy and safe when in the water this summer!   Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including water-based activity, has health benefits, no[…]

Keeping Children Safe at the Beach or Pool

Even if kids have had swim lessons, parents must still supervise them in the water.   With swim season getting underway, parents may think that making sure their kids have swim lessons will make them water-safe.   But experts say that’s not enough.   Dr. Linda Quan, a professor of pediatrics at the University of[…]

Water Safety | National Safety Month 2016

Not including boating incidents, on average about 10 people die from drowning every day in the United States, according to Injury Facts 2016, the annual statistical report on unintentional injuries produced by NSC. Teens and Young Adults Often Don’t Think About Safety   When we think of water safety, we often think of the potential for young[…]