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Pool Party Tips

Did you know?

  • 64% of children drowned in North Texas when an adult was within eyesight.

  • 40% of drownings occur in a backyard pool and another 30% occur in a community or public pool.

Pool Party Safety Tips

  • ALWAYS supervise kids in and around the water.

  • Learn your child’s ability in and around the water.

  • Assign a water watcher (an adult that commits their time to actively supervise everyone in the water).

  • Always use a US Coast Guard approved life jacket on kids (specially for non-swimmers). Make sure if children take off their life jacket to go inside, they put them on before getting back in the water.

  • Learn CPR.

  • Teach kids NEVER to swim alone.