Summer swimming safety myths

Posted at 5:38 PM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 20:38:01-04

Thousands are heading to the pool this summer during the intense heat.  There are unexpected safety myths you should be aware of before you and your family hit the water.

These are 5 dangerous myths you should be aware about.

To avoid these, here is safety advice from the Red Cross to make sure your day at the pool is a safe one.