The swim and water safety experts at Goldfish Swim School share practical tips and skills
May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. Water safety is a topic that impacts all families. Drowning is the leading cause of injury death to children ages one to four—and the second leading cause of injury death for children ages one to 14, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accidents can happen quickly. A child can drown in as little as one inch of water and in as little time as 20 seconds.
The swim and water safety experts at Goldfish Swim School believe that every parent and caregiver needs to keep the following water safety tips in mind:
In addition to these tips, there are several basic skills that the water safety experts at at Goldfish Swim School work on with students every week in lessons. Parents can practice these skills with their kids anytime they are in the water together:
We’d love to see your family in the pool preparing for a safer summer 2018! Check out website for more information on upcoming family events.
Goldfish Swim School has locations in Wyckoff, Livingston, Middletown and Manalapan. Goldfish Swim School Closter coming late summer 2018. Goldfish provides swim instruction to children ages 4 months to 12 years-old in a unique setting with highly trained instructors, small class sizes (max 4:1 student to teacher ratio), shiver-free 90-degree pools, and a state-of-the-art water purification system. For more information, please visit our website: goldfishswimschool.com.
Wyckoff: 327 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 • 201-254-3474
Livingston: 277 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039 • 973-664-SWIM
Middletown: 582 Route 35, Middletown, NJ 07748 • 732-865-9800
Manalapan: 357 Route 9 South, Manalapan, NJ 07726 • 848-233-2300