Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool Safety: Think Twice When Having Fun in the Sun

Noble McIntyre on May 27, 2015

Summer is practically here, and for lots of us, swimming in community or backyard pools is a favorite pastime. But, sadly, tragedies do happen – too often. Whether you have a pool in your yard and you’re mindful about your premises liability with respect to your pool, or if you just want to ensure safe […]

Have Fun in the Sun, but Be Careful

Noble McIntyre on July 8, 2014

July Fourth weekend took a sad turn at Lake Thunderbird this year, as a 25-year-old man drowned while swimming across a cove at Post Oak Campgrounds. While this is unfortunate, it’s not uncommon: a man drowned in the same lake last October, and another the previous year.

Swimming Pool Safety Checklist

Jeremy Thurman on May 28, 2013

Summer is approaching, the warm weather has arrived and you’re looking to hit the pool. Swimming pools are always popular, but they can be dangerous too. With a few precautions, you can keep your family safe this summer.

Labor Day Safety Reminders

Noble McIntyre on August 28, 2012

The air already feels a little crisper on your average Oklahoma evening, and that means Labor Day is right around the corner. Summer’s last hurrah will be celebrated nationwide with barbeques, pool parties, trips to the beach, fireworks, and bonfires. A three day weekend is a chance to enjoy that extra time with family and […]

It’s Pool Season! Time for Pool Safety

Jeremy Thurman on June 13, 2012

It may not officially be summer yet, but the weather’s warm enough now to feel like it. With as high as temperatures sometimes get in Oklahoma, swimming is one of the best ways to cool off. Unfortunately, swimming pools can also pose a danger, especially to small children, without taking some safety precautions. Just this […]

National Safety Month Week 4: Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

Noble McIntyre on June 23, 2011

Two days ago, June 21st, was the first day of summer. With the summer season comes a plethora of fun, outdoor activities, including swimming in an outdoor pool. Earlier this week we blogged about the dangers of portable swimming pools and the serious drowning risks they pose for young children. However, younger children are not […]

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