Summer is upon us and Memorial Day is the traditional opening day for many pools around the country. The pool is a symbol of fun-filled summer days for most families but there is a sad reality in the US: Every day there are 9 deaths from drowning and in ethnically-diverse communities, the instances of death from drowning is more than double the national average.
Often the cause is the simple lack of swim lessons. That’s why we are thrilled to hear about an innovative program in Atlanta called Make a Splash created by the USA Swimming Foundation. Take a few minutes to watch this video. It could save the life of someone you know!