Pool Safety: How to keep your kids safe
Now that the hot weather is here, there’s nothing greater than spending a day next to the pool.
Unfortunately, drowning is the 2nd leading cause of death among children. Children between the ages of 1 and 4 years are at greatest risk of drowning.
Let’s keep water safety in mind while splashing the heat away. Here are some tips:
- Teach your kids how to swim
- Designate and adult to supervise children near water
- Install a fence around swimming pools
- Put away pool toys when they are not being use.
Read an article about pool safety in Time magazine here: Drowning Is the No. 2 Cause of Death for Young Children. Here’s How to Keep Your Kids Safe Around Pools