Tag: drowning

It’s Swimming Season — Make Water Safety a Priority

You may have seen the news reports about the drowning death of 19-month old Emeline Miller, daughter of former winter Olympian Bode Miller. The toddler was playing with other children in a room during a party when she got outside through a back door. By the time anyone realized she was gone, it was too…

It’s almost swimming season: Make water safety a priority

May is National Water Safety Month, and it’s already starting out hot. That means swimming season will likely begin early this year. It’s never too soon to get a jump on water safety, so here are a few tips from the National Water Safety Month website and the American Red Cross. Teach children water safety…

Swimming safety applies to all ages

It’s the first day of summer, which means swimming season is here. At LCA, we make sure safety comes first — and you should, too. This story from CNN on water safety is a great place to start. While  most safety tips focus on young children, this article points out the oft-overlooked dangers faced by pre-teens…