YMCA launches ‘Safety Around Water’ program

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- With swimming season upon us, here's a chilling reminder: Three children drown every day. One of the ways you can protect your children from tragic accidents is to teach them how to swim. Unless you're a professional, it's probably better to have an expert show them how to do the strokes.

The YMCA is launching its 'Safety Around Water' program.

Janet Wright, Advanced Program Director at the YMCA, joined us live from Chicago with more.

For more additional information visit: ymcastlouis.org