23 March 2022

Swimming is the fourth most popular sport in the country. With the weather warming, the upcoming months are the perfect time to have fun in the pool, lake, and ocean. But, it’s heartbreaking to read the annual CDC drowning statistics –the cause of death by nearly 1,000 children each year.

The most effective way to change these numbers is teaching kids to swim and, if possible, from a very early age. This life-saving skill helps make kids safer around water. Not safe, but safer, because nobody is truly safe all the time. Even if you think your children are doing great because they’ve been taking swimming lessons, here’s the warning: kids must be watched all the time, especially around water.

Read the full article at San Francisco Moms.