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LTS² Water Safety & Survival

Monday, Jul 11, 2022 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Thursday, Jul 14, 2022 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Friday, Jul 15, 2022 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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Leader: Parker Bunting

Event Information

Description

Water Safety and Survival

 

Water Smarts:

  • Know your limitations, including physical fitness, medical conditions.
  • Never swim alone; swim with lifeguards and/or water watchers present.
  • Wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket appropriate for your weight and size and the water activity. Always wear a life jacket while boating, regardless of swimming skill.
  • Swim sober.
  • Understand the dangers of hyperventilation and hypoxic blackout.
  • Know how to call for help.
  • Understand and adjust for the unique risks of the water environment you are in, such as:
    • River currents.
    • Tidal currents
    • Ocean rip currents.
    • Water temperature.
    • Shallow or unclear water.
    • Underwater hazards, such as vegetation and animals.

 

Basic Swimming Introduction

  1. Enter water that’s over your head, then return to the surface.
  2. Float or tread water for at least 1 minute.
  3. Turn over and turn around in the water.
  4. Swim at least 25 yards.
  5. Exit the water.

Opportunities to go power!boating and sailing in the protected waters of Mill Creek are included in the course! 


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