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markham swim lessons Water Safety

Swim Lessons – Why They Should be a Family…

markham swim lessonsEvery day, we have the pleasure of providing swim lessons to hundreds of families. There is truly no greater pleasure than watching our swim families smile, laugh and learn. As a family-founded and family-run business, it is our goal that everyone who walks through our doors feel like they are a part of a bigger family – the Russell Aquatics family. We want to provide you and your family with essential, life-long and lifesaving skills. We want to help make that beach vacation more enjoyable, your summer pool parties less anxiety-inducing and most importantly, we want to keep you and your loved ones safe in and around water.
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Backyard Pool Safety Water Safety

Backyard Pool Safety

Backyard Pool Safety

Make backyard pool safety a priority this summer, as we know, the amount of time that our children spend in pools, lakes, and oceans tends to increase during the warmer months. With so many of us having access to backyard pools, it’s important to remember that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for young children. We need to be taking the correct precautions as young children can drown silently in as little as 25 seconds, even in the shallow end or baby pool. 

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no phone zone Water Safety

Watch Me, NOT Your Phone.

Children can submerge and silently drown in less than 25 seconds – just long enough for you to answer that text, like a few photos on Instagram or see what your friends have posted on Facebook. Drowning is the second-leading cause of death in children and there’s no question that distracted parents and guardians are a growing concern. When you are supervising your child in water, they deserve and require your undivided attention to ensure that they are safe. Read more “Watch Me, NOT Your Phone.”