Water Safety Month PSA: Responsibility of Pool Ownership
Swimming pools are a great way to cool off and have fun during the summer months, but it's important to remember that they can also be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken. Water safety in pools is an essential aspect of pool ownership and operation, and it's critical to ensure that everyone who owns a pool is aware of the potential hazards and how to avoid them.
Here are some essential tips for...more
Water Safety Month PSA: Drawbacks of Children Using Swimmies
Swimmies, also known as arm floaties, are a popular choice for parents who want to ensure their children's safety in the water. These inflatable bands are worn around a child's arms, providing buoyancy and helping them stay afloat. However, while they may seem like a good idea, there are several reasons why using floaties isn't a good idea.
Floaties can create a false sense of security. Parents may assume...
General Water Safety
Protecting your children against drowning is not difficult. Your primary responsibility to keep them safe is simply to supervise them; whether in the pool or the bathtub. You only have to remember one thing: ALWAYS SUPERVISE YOUR CHILD AROUND IN AND AROUND WATER!. Put your phone down. Put your book down. Face the water instead of the sun or your friends. Give him 100% of your attention.more
Know The Signs of Dry Drowning
The terms “dry drowning” and “secondary drowning” (also called submersion injuries) are often used interchangeably — even by some experts — but they’re actually different conditions, says Mark R. Zonfrillo, M.D., MSCE, attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
In dry drowning, someone takes in a small amount of water through his or her nose and/or mouth, and it causes a spasm...more
Swimming Safety Tips: Active Supervision
Whenever infants or toddlers are in or around water, an adult should be within arm’s reach to provide active supervision. We know it’s hard to get everything done without a little multitasking, but this is the time to avoid distractions of any kind. If children are near water, then they should be the only thing on your mind. Small children can drown in as little as one inch of water.
When there are several adults present and children...more
Get the Beautiful Beach Bod and Mind by Swimming
Who doesn’t want to look incredibly intriguing and become the center of attraction with a great figure while on the beach?Flaunt your fit frames and great beach body which you have worked hard to get!What is so bad about desiring to look great? And besides looking great, how about feeling great too? Swimming is a great way to work your body and mind and the results give you a sense of self-confidence. What if you are not an accomplished...more
Swimming for Special Needs Children
Swimming for children with special needs is beneficial not only for their physical health, but also to improve their behavioral and mental health. It helps them to obtain good stamina, muscle strength, better behavioral conditioning, body flexibility, better self control and coordination, etc. Moreover, spending time in the water keeps the children relaxed and calm, hence they are motivated to spend more time in the water, which further...more
Water Safely & Drowning Prevention Tips
Drowning is one of the major causes of death among all ages people especially kids and teens. Not to speak of swimming pools, infants or toddlers may drown even in bathtubs or buckets. Approx 1,500 kids and teens die every year in US due to drowning. Most of those departed soul were either having fun of swimming, boating or just playing in or around the water.more
Winter is a great season to swim!
Sure it’s cold! And yes it is a pain to get everyone bundled up to go outside. But it is warm in the gym and especially in the pool area. And the water is at least 85 degrees at Gold’s Gym in Newburgh. Here are some great reasons to keep swimming over the winter at Hudson Valley Swim.:more
Swimming For Physical and Mental Health!
We all know how important exercise is for a healthy mind and body. While there are many ways to exercise, swimming is widely known as one of the best and is also a lot of fun while working out.more
Toddler Swim Classes – A Refreshing Way to Learn & Develop
Nothing can be more energizing and refreshing in hot summers than swimming in a cool pool while enjoying the warmth of the sun and luckily when you live in Dutchess County (the place full of lakes and river beaches) you don’t have to go all the way to the ocean for this heavenly experience. Swimming is an exercise, a meditation and a sport that can benefit you in all the possible ways and make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated at the same...more
Beat The Heat of a Blistering Summer….Safely!
There is no better way to beat the heat of the summer than by spending it in the water. Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by all ages at any time of the year; but of course summer is the best. But please…..keep safety in mind!more