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5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in the Pool During March Break Vacations
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by Corina Oaches

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February 15, 2023

March Break is a great time for kids to relax and have fun, and the pool can be a great place to do so. For some lucky ones, March Break can also be a great opportunity to escape the cold weather and head to a warmer destination, and what better way to enjoy the sun than by taking a dip in the pool or the ocean. Whether you’re planning on visiting the beach or spending time in the pool this March Break, it’s important to keep your kids safe. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind for keeping your kids safe in the pool during March Break vacations:

  1. Make sure your kids know how to swim. Swimming lessons are a great way to ensure that your children have the skills they need to stay safe in the water.
  2. Always supervise your children. Children should never be allowed to swim unsupervised, even if they are good swimmers. Make sure that an adult is present and paying attention to the kids in the pool at all times.
  3. Teach water safety. Make sure that your kids know the rules of the pool, such as no running or horseplay. Teach them basic water safety skills such as how to tread water and how to call for help if they need it.
  4. Wear appropriate safety gear. If your child is not a strong swimmer, have them wear a life jacket while in the pool. Additionally, make sure your kids wear swimwear with a tight fit and use sunblock to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
  5. Avoid distractions. Turn off your phone and put it away while supervising the kids in the pool. Pay attention to the kids and avoid distractions such as reading or talking to someone else.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that your kids have a safe and enjoyable time in the water during March Break. Remember, safety should always come first, so be sure to take the necessary precautions to protect your kids while they are swimming.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or are trying to find the way to taking your first dip into the wide world of water, then reach out to support@theaqualife.ca,and jump in with us at The Aqua Life Swim Academy!

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