Take the Pledge for Pool Safety This Summer

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With swimming pool season under way, now is the time to make a strong effort in your community to prevent drownings. PoolSafely, a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission program, offers resources to encourage kids and adults to take a few simple steps to increase awareness and make the pool a safer place for kids.

With these links, you can:

Thanks for spreading the word and making your community safer.

 

Kid Pledge

I, , pledge to Pool Safely in 2014 I will never swim alone and will ask my parents to sign me up for swimming lessons. I will stay away from drains in the pool or hot tub. I will have fun, but always be safe when I’m in and around the water.

 

Adult Pledge

I, , pledge to Pool Safely in 2014 I pledge to (check all that are applicable):

  • Designate a water watcher every single time children in my care are in or near the water. (Learn More)
  • Make sure my kids know how to swim. (Learn More)
  • As a parent or guardian, learn CPR. (Learn More)
  • Always remove portable pool ladders when not in use. (Learn More)
  • Ensure all permanent pools have a proper fence and gate and safe drain covers. (Learn More)

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One response to “Take the Pledge for Pool Safety This Summer

  1. Pingback: Tragic Death of St. Charles 4-Year-Old Is One of Four Weekend Drownings | Kane County Connects·

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