Water Safety | Swim Toddler Programs

10 Water Safety Tips to Keep in Mind This Summer

The weather is warming up and summer is just around the corner, which means countless days of poolside fun are on the horizon. While swimming can be a great way to exercise and spend time with friends and family, it can also be dangerous if you’re not prepared. Here are our top ten water safety tips to keep everyone safe this swim season.

Canoeing | Summer Camp Activities | Camp Twin Lakes | Greater Williamson County YMCA

Why Your Kid Should Go to Summer Camp

If you ever went to summer camp as a kid, you likely aren’t surprised to hear the benefits of going to camp and you’ve experienced first-hand the way camp can change you. But if you’ve never experienced a summer camp, it can be hard to wrap your head around the idea of sending your kid away for an overnight camp for a week or longer. Here are our top five reasons why your kid should go to camp this summer.

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Why You Should Become A Lifeguard

With summer just around the corner, you may be thinking about getting a part-time job. While some teens may be considering working retail or food service for an easy way to make money, consider applying to become a lifeguard. Lifeguarding is a rewarding summer job with flexible hours, allowing you the freedom to enjoy your summer vacation with friends when you don’t work and get paid to hang out by the pool all day when you do! Here are some of the best benefits of becoming a lifeguard.