Tag: Swimming

4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports
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4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports

Fall is a busy time with the return to school and the start of multiple sports seasons. Whether you’re a volunteer coach or the parent of the next Lebron James, Wayne Gretzky or Penny Oleksiak, here are the top four safety tips you need to know to ensure your child is safe playing any sport:...

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Top Two Tips For Sending Kids Off to Camp

Now that summer is here, it’s time for your kids to have a little fun! Sending them to camp or other summer programs is a great way for them to learn new skills, make lifelong friends and just enjoy themselves. To help busy families, we’ve put together our top two tips for sending kids to...

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Behind the Red Shirts – Triathlon Medical Coverage

ePACT’s Medical Advisor, Adam Lund, is a true medical superhero! From working in Lower Mainland tertiary, trauma hospitals, to volunteering as a physician for Whistler Blackcomb, and specializing in mass gathering medicine with UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine, Adam has done it all. Adam has also played a key role in triathlon medical teams –...

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Safe Kids Week – Water Park Safety

Happy National Safe Kids Week! Safe Kids Week is an annual awareness campaign that focuses on the frequency and severity of preventable injuries for children. It encourages safety throughout our communities, and this year’s theme is water safety! Last month, our guest blogger Anita Reid provided us with some great information on pool safety, so...

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How to Stay Safe in the Pool

Guest blog by Anita Reid. Anita is a mother of two girls from Brisbane, Australia. Working from home, Anita spends a lot of time with her girls, especially in their pool in the backyard. Anita contributes to Sociable and Spinnakr as a guest writer, and took some time to write about an important topic heading...