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Reminders & drowning prevention tips to stay safe around the water

Courtesy: Swim West Madison Courtesy: Swim West Madison

MADISON (WKOW) -- There is still a lot of summer left and while most of you have probably already been to the pools and lakes this summer, it's always good to have a swim safety reminder.

Learning proper techniques and drowning prevention tips can make a big difference.

Swim West Madison is one of three swim schools in Wisconsin recognized by the United States Swim School Association. Swim West starts up back to school lessons in August and September and now is the time to sign up and get your spot on the lists.

Local lifeguards demonstrate swim safety techniques and drowning prevention tips. Watch Wake Up Wisconsin at 6:00 a.m. for more information.

Click here to learn more about Swim West and to sign up for swim lessons.

The Madison Swim West Fall Semester starts September 3.

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