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The importance of water safety and kids taking swim lessons

Posted at 3:12 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 16:12:33-04

KANSAS CITY, MO — May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. Did you know that drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for kids ages 1-4? That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that kids take high-quality swim lessons to develop critical "water competency" skills like floating, getting in and out of the pool safely, etc. Josh Bitterman, Owner of Goldfish Swim School in Overland Park discusses which age kids can start learning how to swim and how Goldfish can teach them everything they need to know to be alert in and around water.