Swimming and Camping
General Water Safety Tips
Learn to swim.
best thing anyone can do to stay safe in and around the water is to
learn to swim.
in supervised areas only.
Obey all rules and posted signs.
out for the
mix alcohol and swimming.
Alcohol and water can be a deadly combination.
A cold beer may seem like the perfect refreshment for a day at the lake or beach, but you may want to think twice before opening that drink. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all the drownings in the United States involve the combination of alcohol and water recreation.
drownings could be prevented if people just avoided drinking when
they're around water or driving a boat.
also important to set a good example for your children.
Know how deep the water is.
sure the water is deep enough before entering headfirst. Too many
swimmers are seriously injured every year by entering headfirst into
water that is too shallow.
Don't dive or jump into water that is not at least 12 feet deep.
Don't run around a pool, push people in or dunk other swimmers.
Don't chew gum or eat food while swimming, diving or playing in the water.
your ear clogged up after swimming?
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