Safety Around Water

Did you know that drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in children? This past Spring, the Sussex Family YMCA hosted its 14th Annual Water Safety Week which focuses on drowning prevention. This year, more than 1,000 swim lessons were offered to teach life skills, how to have fun in an aquatic environment, and how to stay safe around water. Thank you to the many volunteers who supported the week-long event.

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