Swimming lessons for children are for life

By CY Lee

Children should be equipped with skills to navigate water safely while authorities in charge of beaches and pools must be more proactive. — Filepic

In the midst of a heatwave sweeping across Malaysia, many families find relief in the cool waters of swimming pools, waterfalls, rivers and even seas.

But beware of the undercurrent of tragedy beneath the shimmering cool water.

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swimming , skills , water , children , Citycism


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