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THE UNITED STATES LIFESAVING ASSOCIATION'S TOP 10 SWIMMING SAFETY TIPS

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The United States Lifesaving Association's

Top 10 Safety Tips

While some of these are basic and others are aimed at moms and dads explicitly, these reminders could save a life. Always remember to be diligent around the water!

 

boys in goggles; young boys, brothers swimming at the pool  1. Swim near a lifeguard
  2. Learn to swim
  3. Never swim alone
  4. Don't fight the current
  5. Swim sober
  6. Leash your board
  7. Don't float where you can't swim
  8. Life jackets=boating safety
  9. Don't dive headfirst; protect your neck
10. At home, you're the lifeguard


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