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  • Pool and Hot Tub Safety
  • Never swim alone
  • Swim in areas that are supervised by lifeguards
  • Never swim at night
  • Know your limits. Always swim parallel to shore.
  • Never dive into unknown waters. Watch for hazards below the surface.
  • Obey warning signs about unsafe conditions such as undertows and/or pollution
  • Avoid consuming alcohol before swimming
  • Be aware that swimming in cold water for extended periods of time may cause hypothermia, even during the summer months