Watch: 3:33min video about the dangers that winter weather and water can have.
It’s that time of year again: when storms blow in, ponds and marshes freeze over, and children venture out onto the ice. Create a teachable moment with your swimmer: frozen water poses much different risks.
- Go outside around ANY body of water with an adult
- Make sure the water is clean
- Avoid walking out onto frozen lakes/ponds if unsure about the thickness of the ice