Water Recreation Safety

Beach Advisories – Find out if the beach you want to visit is open or closed, or if any advisories are posted.

Lake, River, and Beach Water Safety – Stay safe on open water. Know your limits, wear a life jacket, and be prepared for changing seasonal weather.

Pool Safety – Pool safety involves supervision, installing barriers, avoiding entrapments, avoiding illness and injuries, following rules, and knowing life-saving skills.

Recreational Water Illnesses – Illness associated with water recreational activities include Cryptosporidium, E. coli, and swimmer's itch.

Regulated Water Recreation Facilities – State rules, federal laws, and resources for pool facility designers, builders, owners, and operators.