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Swimming Safety for Pre-Teens

Swimming Safety for Pre-Teens

Help keep your pre-teens safe while swimmingYour kids probably think they are pros in the water at this point. Confidence is good in the water, but it’s still important to arm yourself with a few safety tips to make sure they are safe.

Top Safety Tips

  1. Whether you’re swimming in a backyard pool or in a lake, teach children to swim with a partner, every time.
  2. Educate your children about the dangers of drain entanglement and entrapment and teach them to never play or swim near drains or suction outlets.
  3. Pools that pose the greatest risk of entrapment are children’s public wading pools, in-ground hot tubs, or any others pools that have flat drain grates and/or a single main drain system.
  4. Have your children learn CPR. It’s a skill that will serve them for a lifetime.