Swimming In Open Water
Always use Coast Guard approved life jackets.
Wear a properly fitted life jacket that fits snuggly and does not raise above the chin or ears, with every buckle secured and no loose straps.
Never let children dive into natural bodies of water.
Never let children under 16 drive jet skis or boats.
Always swim in designated areas only!
- It is important for families to be aware of the following hidden hazards:
- Limited visibility
- Depth, Distances and Drop-offs
- Currents and Tides
- Weather and Seasonal Differences
- Water Temperature