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Open Water Safety Tips

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to enjoy Lake Minnetonka! When swimming, make sure you and your children remember simple safety tips. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, in 2016, 43% of childhood drownings happened in open water and 38% in pools. Also, be aware of the risks and symptoms of Dry Drowning in those cases of near drownings. For more information, visit http://makesafehappen.com/articles/open-water. Have a safe kickoff to summer!

Posted on: May 25th, 2018