In BC from 2012-2017, there were 75 children hospitalized for drowning, 17 of these were fatalities. There are several ways parents/caregivers can take care to ensure children remain safe while enjoying the relief water can bring on a hot day.
Always keep water safety a priority—talk to children and other parents/caregivers about water safety precautions to ensure it's front of mind for everyone.
If you’re enjoying a day outdoors remember to wear sunscreen and a sunhat, spend time in the shade and stay hydrated! Check out these