Tagged: water safety

Swimming as a Family Improves a Child’s Ability to Swim

We are often asked by parents, “What is the best thing I can do to help my child’s swimming?” The answer is simple: swim with them, A LOT. Children will learn by playing in the water, without even knowing it. All families are busy, but it is essential to make swimming one of your regular, […]

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Shallow Water Blackout: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Holding your breath underwater for a prolonged period of time can be deadly. A condition known as shallow water blackout can occur if you “faint” in the water, which can have tragic consequences if rescue isn’t immediate. Learn how shallow water blackout occurs so you can prevent it from happening to you, your child, or […]

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Starting Swim Lessons at an Early Age

If you are parents of young children, you might be wondering when you should start your child in swim lessons. Teaching them water safety is of utmost importance, but at the same time, you want to build their confidence around water. We’ve created a plan for when you should begin child swim lessons. What is […]

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Proper Pool Supervision: Actively Watching your Children Around the Water

School is out, it’s warm, and sunny days call families to the water. Swimming pools and waterfronts are fun places, but they can also harbor dangers. It’s the time of year for a few reminders on properly supervising your children around the water.

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Swimming Safety Tips for the Summer

With the weather lately, it has a lot of us looking forward to school break and summer weather. With that, comes the increased use of pools and beaches. Elite’s outdoor pools plan to open Memorial Day weekend and it’s got a lot of parents thinking: is my child safe around the water? To be sure, here’s a few swimming […]

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