Water and Canal Safety

MID is committed to water and canal safety.  We believe in working together with the community to educate our children about the dangers of canals and open waterways. MID has several water safety community outreach programs including:

Canal and Water Safety Tips

  • Learn to swim if you do not know how
  • Swim & play in safe places (Swimming pools, waterslides, water toys)
  • When in a safe swimming place, like a pool, NEVER swim alone, Always have a grown-up or lifeguard present
  • NEVER dive head first – Feet first only
  • NEVER, EVER swim or play in canals

Canal and Water Safety Resources

MID Water and Canal Safety Booth at Merced Art Hop 2017


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