How dangerous is our house?

I was reading the other day about drowning stats and came across some household injury statistics . . . and I was surprised. There were over 29 million non-fatal injuries in 2015 alone (CDC.gov). The most common injuries were a result of: falls, poisoning,...

“Dry Drowning” – What you need to know

We have heard questions and fears from some of our Waterloo families regarding “dry drowning” or “secondary drowning” generated by some recent tragic news headlines.  We would like to share our thoughts. First, all of us at Waterloo Swimming...

Water Safety Tips

Water Safety Tips courtesy of the “Simple Steps Save Lives” Program 1. Staying close, being alert and watching children in and around the pool Never leave a child unattended in a pool or spa and always watch your child when he or she is in or near water. Teach...

Why You Should Want Your Kids to Learn to Swim

We are partial to swimming – of course – because it’s what we do. A few of us at Waterloo were sitting around and noodling on why you should want your kids to learn to swim. We all agreed, by teaching your kids to swim, you are investing in your their safety and...