OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The first day of summer means more time in and around the water. Whether the kids are splashing in the pool or enjoying time at the water park, lake or beach, swimmers of all ages should #BeWaterAware. The world’s greatest swimming lesson™
A Hartford fire truck drives through a parking lot at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center. Fortunately, this is not an emergency, but rather a life-saving event. “Any time you’re near a body of water, there’s always the potential for danger,” said Hartford firefighter Dan Jones. While some children take swimming
TAMPA, Fla. — Thursday marked the 10th year of the “world’s greatest swimming lesson.” Tens of thousands of children in 20 countries around the world took part. This includes a few waterholes in our own backyard. Sadly, there were two more drowning deaths involving children in the Tampa Bay area
WESTPORT — Kids caused a stir at the Westport-Weston Family YMCA pool when they took part in the world’s biggest swimming lesson on Thursday afternoon. The international event, now in its 10th year, is designed to raise awareness and teach children how to swim to avoid drowning. The organization estimates
The decision to pursue another design for the pool came after legal challenges and concerns from the California Coastal Commission about the impact that sea level rise could have on the building. A new design that has yet to be submitted could include pushing the pools further north 20 to
Tragically, child drowning remains the leading cause of accidental death in children aged 1 to 4 and the second leading cause in children under 14, with more drowning and near-drowning accidents in June than all another month. According to a recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in
Wallaceburg Pool As summer is fast approaching, CKRecreation continues to promote water safety by attending the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool. Starting at 4:30 p.m., free 30-minute lessons will teach basic water safety skills and provide parents with drowning prevention information.