1. Swim at beaches where and when lifeguards are on duty.
2. Swim between the lifeguard’s flags.
3. Don’t drink alcohol and then swim.
4. Don’t swim alone. Always swim with a buddy.
5. Adult supervision and barriers to water are vital.
6. Know how to survive rip currents.
7. Don’t attempt a rescue yourself.
8. Watch children who are using floating objects
9. Do not be distracted by your cell phone or social media.
10. Learn how to do CPR. Have the emergency numbers saved on your phone