From Kids Health

Summer is here, and that means long days swimming, wading, and splashing in the swimming pool.  Unfortunately, pools are dangerous places for kids that are under 14 years of age.  According to this post from Kid's Health, drowning is the second most common cause of preventable death among kids of that age.  This article, which addresses kids directly and consequently is easy to read and comprehend, gives some great tips to stay safe this summer when one is around the water.

Here is an excerpt from the post: