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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May is Drowning Prevention Month

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This post is sponsored. All opinions are 100% my own. This blog contains ads. May is drowning prevention month.

Were you aware that drowning is the number one cause of death among children? This news breaks my heart into a million pieces. 

May is drowning prevention month, and I feel passionate that the more we educate our children and ourselves the less chance we have of suffering the unimaginable. 

Did you know that toddlers between the ages of one and four are more likely to drown in swimming pools?

Or, kids over the age of five are more likely to drown in lakes and rivers.  This seriously makes me feel sick.





May is Drowning Prevention Month


Here are some things to look for to know if someone is drowning. You may be surprised that drowning does not look like what you may have thought.

  • Someone that is drowning cannot yell for help. So always be watching and standing close by.
  • People drowning cannot wave for help!
  • A person that is drowning's body remains upright in the water. Also, there is no evidence of that person kicking.
  • The mouth sinks below the water surface and reappears when someone is drowning.
  • Drowning is usually quiet.
What is the best way to prevent drowning? Education, the more we know, the less likely it will happen. Aqua-Tots Swim School has fabulous educational programs located in the Metro Detroit area for the whole family. "Safety First, Fun Every Second" is the motto for Aqua-Tots Swim School, and teaching water safety and drowning prevention techniques is the cornerstone of their program.
  

Please also check out these articles on swimming!

Aqua-Tots Canton 
43335 Joy Rd., Canton, MI 48187
(734) 828-2000

Aqua-Tots Novi 
44225 W. 12 Mile Road, Ste. C103, Novi, MI  48377
(248) 845-4544

Aqua-Tots Troy 
846 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI  48083
(248) 845-4545

Aqua-Tots Sterling Heights 
44891 Hayes Rd., Sterling Heights, MI  48183
(586) 884-3633

Aqua-Tots Auburn Hills (July 2017)
To pre-register call (248) 537-4005
750 Brown Road, Auburn Hills, MI.  48316

Aqua-Tots Farmington Hills 
31221 W. 14 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI.  48334
 (248) 537-4004


Where you aware that May is Drowning Prevention Month?