Going Swimming : Walker Report

It is Summer and many people like to swim. Swimming is fun and can help us cool down in the hot weather. Here are some answers about some common questions about swimming.

Swim Between The Flags!

Where to go swimming?

People can go to different places to go swimming. One of them is at the beach. Also, people can go swimming at the community pool or at home if they have a pool in their backyard. Some people even swim in lakes.

How to be safe around the water?

It is important to follow the rules when swimming. When people are at the beach, it is important to swim between the yellow and red flags. The life savers at the beach place the flags in the safest part of the surf for people to swim between. If you’re in trouble at the beach while swimming and you need the lifesavers help, you can raise your hand to signal that you need help. When you go swimming, always go with another person. You should never go swimming alone. To protect yourself from the sun and getting sunburnt, it is important to always wear sunscreen and a hat when swimming.

What are the types of swimming?

There are lots of types of swimming, you just need to choose your favourite one. The ones that we have come up with are: freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, diving, surfing and doggie-paddle.

What you might need when you go swimming?

These are some of the things you will need to bring if you go swimming:

  • thongs
  • towel
  • sunscreen
  • swimmers
  • goggles
  • a bottle of water
  • flippers
  • a hat
  • a t-shirt.

Written by S and S