Diving Board Safety Tips

Do This IN The Pool NOT Off The Diving Board!

Properly installed Diving Boards can add great fun your pool activities this summer. Kids love them, but parents have been told over and over how dangerous they can be.  Like most activities surrounding a  swimming pool, diving boards can be risky, but knowing how to use one properly will allow you and your kids to have fun safely this summer. Following these important safety tips will help insure safe, exciting, and fun times for all:

  • NEVER run onto or along the diving board.
  • NEVER dive off the side of a diving board
  • NEVER dive into an above ground pool
  • NO  back dives.
  • ALWAYS know the depth of water before you dive.
  • ALWAYS have a adult supervise children while diving and swimming
  • NEVER dive alone!!!

Most of these tips sound like nothing more than common sense, but taking the time to discuss these rules with your kids and their friends can keep everyone happy and safe this swimming season.

As you search for the perfect diving board for your backyard inground swimming pool, the S. R. Smith Diving Boards are highly recommend.  Both BackyardCityPools.com and our vendors  support the efforts of spreading the importance of swimming pool and diving board saftey.  Happy and Safe Summer To All!

About Trey Collier

Grew up as a Military Brat. (Thanks Dad. Hats off to my Mom too as it took a special person to be married to someone in the military) Was a competitive swimmer in high school and in college. 11 years a Red Cross Volunteer, teaching kids & adults how to swim. ARC Water Safety Instructor and WSI Trainer, CPR Instructor/Trainer and Advance First Aid Instructor. Proud Dad of two beautiful girls.

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