7 Tips to Avoid Getting Sunburned at the Beach

The sun can feel absolutely blissful especially after a stretch of cloudy, rainy weather or after a long winter. People love getting out in the sun and they especially love spending time at the beach after dreary days. Relaxing on the beach with a good book, listening to the waves […] Read more »

Top 12 Fun Beach Activities for Toddlers

Sunny summer days spent playing and splashing at the beach can quickly become some of your toddler’s fondest memories. They’ll look back on these days and place them among the best and most fun times they enjoyed when they were little. If they’re like many people, they’ll never outgrow their […] Read more »

7 Essential Supplies Every Boat Should Have

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Nothing is more refreshing than being out on the open seas, with the wind in your hair and the sea salt in your face. Or maybe cruising across a clear lake with fresh air all around you. Whatever your pleasure, being prepared is crucial before stepping foot in your boat […] Read more »

Backyard Pool Safety Tips

backyard pool safety tips

When the heat of the summer sun gets a little too much to bare, people will take refuge at the beach or at a pool. Public beaches and pools normally have lifeguards on duty to ensure the safety of all participants at the facility. This is not the case with […] Read more »

Should My Dog Wear a Life Vest?

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Many pet owners assume that their dogs know how to swim. It is the general assumption that dogs are born being natural swimmers. However, this assumption is not entirely accurate and some may need help to learn how to swim. Even though there are dogs that are pretty good swimmers, […] Read more »

What’s the Best Way to Check the Buoyancy of your PFD?

The first test of your personal flotation device (PFD) shouldn’t happen during a boating crisis. Being tossed into unfriendly waters in a life jacket that doesn’t fit or isn’t properly secured can be a potentially deadly mistake that is easily avoided. Being familiar with your life jacket is the first […] Read more »

Snorkeling Tips For Beginners

Snorkeling is a fun sport that almost anyone can enjoy. Families with small children can view shallow reefs as they look for colorful fish. Those with knee problems or bad backs, can float along, searching for corals and other marine life. Even those who aren’t strong swimmers can participate in […] Read more »

8 Tips For Keeping Your Kids Safe Around Water

Now that the warm weather is here, it is all about fun in the sun. Children are more likely to want to go to the beach, lake, or swimming pool more often. Taking your kids boating or lounging by the water is a great way to spend quality time with […] Read more »

What’s the Best Age to Start Swimming Lessons?

I bet every time you see your child kicking and giggling while taking a bath, you wonder if it’s time to introduce swimming lessons. However, there is a big difference between taking a bath and swimming. How do you know when they are old enough for swimming lessons? For the […] Read more »