Water Sports

Water Sports

Surfing, waterskiing, snorkeling - water sports represent a special mixture of exhilaration, freedom and serenity. Review these resources before embarking on your summer adventures to ensure that your water sport fun stays that way. Water-based activities are the source of enormous joy, find out how you can be safer.

Action You Can Take:

Enroll your child (and yourself) in swim classes. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends beginning swim classes as young as 1 year old.

Learn CPR. Click here to find an American Red Cross CPR class in your community.

Always swim near a lifeguard. Your chance of drowning is reduced to 1 in 18 million.

Wear a lifejacket.

Learn More:

Snowmobiling on ice

Ice fishing


Water Parks  

Holding Your Breath Underwater

Recreational Water Toys


Make the Minute Matter does not endorse or guarantee the quality of any swim classes and does not accept any liability related to poor instruction, injury or death which may occur from any of the resources listed on these pages. 

Sarah Moon