Are you water wise?
- Why is open water so dangerous to swim in? Give at least three reasons.
- What do the signs in the picture mean?
- Why is it safer to go to a swimming pool than to swim in open water? Give at least three reasons.
- How can cold water affect your swimming ability?
- Why is diving into shallow water dangerous?
- How can people doing water sports stay safe?
- What could you throw to someone in the water to help them float? Give three things.
- Why is it a bad idea to jump in to try to save someone?
- How can you get help in an emergency?
- How could vandalism lead to someone being in danger in open water?
Water Safety for Children and Young People