Red Cross Swimming Safety Tips for Kids and Adults

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The first big holiday weekend of the summer is almost here, meaning lots of us will be headed for the local swimming pool, lake or the beach for some fun. The American Red Cross is offering these important swimming safety tips for kids and adults:

  • Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards.
  • Always swim with a buddy; do not allow anyone to swim alone.
  • Never leave a young child unattended near water and do not trust a child’s life to another child; teach children to …read more