Proposed Bill Would Make It Mandatory For K-12 Schools To Teach Water SafetyIt could soon be mandatory for every child in Florida to learn the importance of water safety.
4 Your Kids: Keeping Your Kids Safe Around WaterThe summer vacation countdown is on. While the focus will be on fun in the sun, safety should be top of mind, too.
Swim Lessons Are Vital Any Time Of The YearFlorida has the highest drowning rate in the nation for children ages 5 and under. For more than 50 years, Miami-Dade Parks’ Learn-to-Swim Program has trained thousands of kids and adults to reduce and prevent accidents near and around water
Pool Safety Stressed As Summer Break Comes To An EndAs the summer school break winds down, families are being urged to not to let their guard down when it comes to pool safety.
Swim Lesson Coupons For Broward Kids Between 6 Months & 4 Years OldHelp protect your kids this summer with swim lessons for kids ages 6 monhts to 4 years old courtesy of SWIM Central and the Children's Services Council of Broward County.
South Florida Memorial Day Water Safety GuideSouth Florida spends much of the year in near-drought conditions, but virtually every part of our lives is connected to water.
Long After The Splashing Subsides, Children Can Still Fall Victim To DrowningHealth care professionals warn secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can also be deadly if not caught in time.
Swimming Safety Is Key Over Summer MonthsSchool is nearly out for the summer in South Florida and that means more time at the beach and in the pool. But all that time in and around water leads to a higher risk of drowning for everyone, especially children. That's why officials are encouraging all residents, especially parents and caregivers, to take precautions to prevent drowning for young children.
Father Of Boy Electrocuted In Pool Touts Checking For Wiring Safety IssuesAfter three children were nearly electrocuted in a swimming, pool, there is a renewed effort to urge parents to check their swimming pool's electrical system.
Precautionary Boil Water Notice LiftedThe precautionary boil water notice, issued Wednesday by the City of Hollywood, has been cancelled as of Saturday afternoon.
Boil Water Notice Extended For Parts Of BrowardThe Precautionary Boil Water Notice for parts of Broward County has been extended until at least Saturday, June 15th.