Red Cross Stories : Water Safety (Page 3)

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Water Safety

Change the way your community approaches water safety with Open Water Wisdom

January 16, 2013 - Created by the Canadian Red Cross and partner agencies, Open Water Wisdom seeks to drive awareness of risks by providing information and educational materials for local initiatives.

Lifejackets important for Canadians throughout the winter season

December 10, 2012 - As the winter season gets underway, many Canadians may want to remember the importance of water safety.

What are the top five drowning risks for Canadians?

November 28, 2012 - With help from the Canadian Red Cross, you can better understand the top five risks for drowning and learn how to prevent them.

Why should you choose Red Cross Swim Kids?

October 30, 2012 - Has your son or daughter been eager to learn how to swim and gain exciting new skills in the water, but you've been on the fence about whether it's the right choice?

Swim @ School offers fun-filled approach to water safety for children

October 16, 2012 - Swimming is one of the best activities that a child can engage in to boost overall wellness - not to mention have a great time!

The benefits of water safety courses taught by the Red Cross

October 04, 2012 - For more than 60 years, the Canadian Red Cross has offered lessons on swimming and water safety instruction.

Dynamic training programs get young people excited about water safety

September 28, 2012 - With the versatile and multifaceted water safety programs offered by the Canadian Red Cross, young people can gain tremendous new abilities!

Get your little ones excited about swimming with Red Cross Swim

September 18, 2012 - Each year, Red Cross Swim - which is offered through the Canadian Red Cross - trains 1.2 million Canadians on the fundamental aspects of swimming and water safety.

How safe are your diving habits?

September 06, 2012 - Just how serious are diving accidents? More than 95 per cent of injuries don't happen in deep areas of a pool or lake - they occur in less than five feet of water.

Study shows 1 in 12 Canadians don't wear lifejackets

August 23, 2012 - Based on known reports, the Canadian Red Cross found that 87 per cent of all boating-related deaths are the result of not properly wearing a lifejacket or personal floatation device (PFD).