Adding as many water safety steps as possible is the best way to assure a safe and fun experience in a residential swimming pool or spa. Parents and families can build on their current safety practices by adopting water safety steps at home pools and spas.

These are steps you can adopt at your residential pool or spa:

Staying Close, Being Alert and Watching Children in and Around the Pool

Learning and Practicing Water Safety Skills

Having the Appropriate Equipment for Your Pool or Spa

Thank you to poolsafely.gov for this article!