WATER SAFETY INFORMATION We live in a region surrounded by water. Drowning tragedies happen far too often here, and throughout the U.S. According to DCF Florida, 88 children lost their lives due to drowning in Florida alone in 2018. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for infants and young children between the ages of 1-4. Survival swim lessons can prevent these tragedies and truly save lives. As a drowning prevention resource for your family, I recommend a multi-layered approach towards water safety in your home. 5 LAYERS OF PROTECTION 1. Supervision ADULT SUPERVISION is the most important line of defense. Aquatic skill at any level cannot take the place of active supervision. If you cannot find your child always look in the water first. 2.Alarms Alarms and locks should be placed on all windows and doors that lead to
by Alisha Dos Santos Some additional statistics by Emma Grynbal. Living in Tampa Bay, I feel blessed to be surrounded by water. I love that I can raise my kids somewhere where they can swim and enjoy the pool, lake and ocean year-round.As a girl who grew up in the pool with parents who were lifeguards and competitive swimmers, I never had a fear of water or realized its dangers until I grew much older. I learned to swim with my parents so early that I have no memory of the learning process. Swim Lesson Learned When my son was born and our family moved to a Florida lake, I knew I wanted and needed him to learn to swim at a young age. But I didn’t know where to start. When he was around age two, I started taking him to the popular local swim school for weekly lessons.
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