YMCA celebrates Water Safety Day with free training for kids

Other area pools also participated in the community wide initiative to help increase water safety awareness.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — One way to cool off and have some fun in the sun is to enjoy some time at the pool. “It’s all about kids having fun in the pool and learning about safety rules and how to be safe around the water,” YMCA Fercho Lifeguard & Safety Coordinator Maxwell Ommen said. Lifeguard Maxwell Ommen says no…

Kids Learn to Stay Safe in the Pool at Fargo Park District’s Water Safety Day

There is a new swim test policy

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Before jumping straight into the pool this summer, make sure you and your kids are keeping safety top of mind. The Fargo Park District is teaching children to stay safe in the pool at Water Safety Day. There are plenty of things to enjoy at the pool, but don’t dive in too quickly. “Know your strengths and weaknesses,…

In Wake of Recent Drownings, Lifeguards Tell Parents to Keep an Eye on their Kids

Local lifeguards recommend younger swimmers go in the water with a life jacket

WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†After two children drowned in the past week, lifeguards across the metro are warning parents to keep a watchful eye over their children when they are near water. Lifeguards at the Hulbert Aquatic Center in West Fargo said that young children should not be left alone near large bodies of water, especially if they have not taken…