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Safety tips for enjoying the pool

Posted: 11:37 AM, May 29, 2012
Updated: 2012-05-29 20:57:42-04
Safety tips for enjoying the pool

SALT LAKE CITY -- Many outdoor public swimming pools opened over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Collin O'Connor, aquatics director at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex, offers some safety tips for using the pool this summer.

"Always wear sunscreen," said O'Connor. "Parents that have kids under the age of five, please be in the water within an arm's reach of your children."

Water diapers and plastic pants are required for all children under 3 years old, O'Connor said.

Links:

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation pool regulations.

Kearns Oquirrh Park: http://www.kopfc.com/

 Salt Lake Parks and Rec: http://www.recreation.slco.org/admin/aquatics/aquatics.html

 Murray pool: http://www.murray.utah.gov/index.aspx?NID=846

 Health Tips: http://www.slvhealth.org/crypto/index.html