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Heading to the lake or ocean this summer?

  • Swimming in an open body of water (river, lake or ocean) is different from a pool.
  • Don't let kids swim without close adult supervision.
  • Lakes or ponds might be shallow near the bank but get deep quickly away from shore.
  • Be aware of hidden hazards like limited visibility, depth, distances and drop-offs, currents and tides.
  • Always swim in designated areas.

Open water becomes deep quick, ALWAYS watch your kids in the water!