The fun fish names we previously used to identify the different levels have been replaced with names that more closely relate to the skills we will be working on in each stage.
By now, you may be too familiar with the sobering statistics on drowning: Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death of children ages 1-14. About ten people die from unintentional drowning every day, and of these, two are children under the age of 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
With the warm weather quickly approaching, many families will head to the pools, lakes and oceans. Would you know if your child was drowning if you're sitting right there next to the pool? The Y tackles the common misconceptions on what drowning actually looks like and what many think it looks like.
Whether you are 2 or 92, the Hopkins County Family YMCA can help you learn to swim.