Opening a swimming pool is a rite of summer. Nothing signals the arrival of warm weather like removing the pool cover and getting your swimming pool ready for a summer of fun, exercise, and entertaining guests.

And nothing ruins the joy of swimming like tragedy on the water. Hohne Pools strongly encourages pool owners, swimmers, and non-swimmers to practice pool safety.

Drowning is a serious matter. This infographic from reveals some sobering facts about drowning: About 10 people drown every day in the United States. Drowning is far too common among children. Men are 3x as likely as women to drown. In many cases, alcohol is a factor in drowning deaths.

Proper pool safety begins with responsibility. Let’s Get Serious about safe swimming.

Drowning Facts