Safety tips for swimming

Swimming is often synonymous with summer, especially in northern states like Minnesota where we live. Lakes and pools are nearly in constant use during the hot months of June, July and August.

The American Red Cross lists some very good safety tips for swimming, especially in swimming pools. Since swimming pools of the indoor sort can be used year-round, we thought we would share some safety tips for swimming pools along with some cleaning tips.

Swimming Safety Tips from the American Red Cross

The following tips are directly from the American Red Cross page on swimming safety tips for beginners to those working on improving their skills. These tips can save a life and many are applicable to beaches as well as swimming pools.