When riding in any type of boat or water craft, ALWAYS wear a life preserver.
Learn how to swim before getting in any type of boat.
NEVER mix alcohol and water activities. This is a dangerous and deadly combination!
Stay clear of swimming areas.
If you are water skiing, always have spotter in the boat.
Have a way to contact shore just in case something does happen.
Only ride in boats driven by experienced drivers.
Submitted by Chris Hess who teaches PE at Willow Springs Elementary in Killeen, TX. Chris is the Mangaging Editor of PE Central's Wellness Tips of the Week. Thanks for contributing to PE Central!