Water safety begins with learning to be a strong swimmer. Even a child that passes a swim assessment can always benefit from additional swim instruction. This is why the YMCA offers classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers. Learning the rules of the water and how to be a strong swimmer is your best defense against drowning. Complete the information below to learn more about swim lessons available in your area. Sign your child up today.
THE 3 ESSENTIAL RULES
OF WATER SAFETY
Test & Teach
Have your child’s swimming skills tested at your local YMCA.
Watch & Guard
Appoint an adult to supervise all pool activities. Add barriers around your pool.
THROW, DON'T GO
Throw out a flotation device or use a pole to reach a drowning child. Never jump in to save.
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