Center for Disease Control – Pool Safety Guide

The Center for Disease Control maintains a great swimming pool safety site. You can most likely get your pool safety questions answered here – in addition to a lot of others related to your child’s and family’s safety.

Swimming is a fun, active, and healthy way to spend leisure time. However, in the past two decades we have seen an increase in the number of Recreational Water Illness (RWI) outbreaks associated with swimming pools, water parks, hot tubs, lakes, rivers, and oceans. CDC’s Healthy Swimming program offers information and resources to raise awareness about RWIs and how to prevent them by practicing “Healthy Swimming” behaviors.