Water you waiting for? Learn these 5 tips for staying safe in the water

  If the past few weeks are any indicator, it’s going to be a hot summer here in King County. The National Weather Service is predicting higher than normal summer temperatures in the Pacific Northwest and we expect to see record numbers of people flocking to the water for relief from the heat. Unfortunately, with […]

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Hot weather and dangerous rivers make safety a top concern

After the long and rainy winter, we know many of you are itching to spend some time outside, in and on the water, soaking up some rays (with at least SPF 15 on, of course). But, before jumping in, know the risks. The weather is warming up, but our area’s lakes, rivers and open water […]

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April Pools Day: Promoting equity, promoting activity

Where you live, the color of your skin, and the amount of money your family makes may affect your chances of drowning. Drowning prevention isn’t just a safety issue; it’s an issue of equity. Many resources related to water recreation such as learning to swim, access to safe sites, lifejackets, lifeguards, and water related education […]

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