With summer heating up we are all hitting the pool or beach to try to stay cool. While the time on the water is a fun time, we need to remember to stay safe. Here are some tips to stay safe on the water this summer.
- Always use a Coast Guard approved life jacket. If it is not Coast Guard approved there is a safety concern why.
- Sunscreen is your best friend! Protect yourself from harmful UV rays
- Sunscreen can protect most things besides your eyes. Make sure to use polarized sunglasses to limit the exposure your eyes receive.
- When it doubt, don’t go out. Rip tides can be a tricky thing. Make sure you are able to safely return to shore.
We all want to have fun and stay safe this summer. Make sure to follow these basic tips to enjoy the water this season.