Water Safety: Lifeguard lanyards are poolside safety reminders

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – As part of our Water Safety special reports we shared with you some reminders about pool safety. If you own a swimming pool you understand how important it is to have safety on top of everyone’s mind when they’re near the water. Keeping track of children when they’re in, or near, the water can be a challenge. To help, 6 News has developed a lanyard with a loud whistle and attached card with reminders for the adult watching young swimmers. The card will be folded inside a clear plastic holder and reads:

lanyard message

If you’re a pool owner you can pick up your free Water Safety lanyard from the following merchants beginning Thursday, May 26 during regular business hours:

St. Johns
Bee’s Sports

Carpet Studio
Kellie’s Consignment

Crest Marine


Pool and Patio

The Power of Water
Dietz Pool
Dietz Pool East
Miller Pools
Summit Sports
Grand Pointe Marina of Lansing
Grand River Bait and Tackle
Hotwater Works Inc

These lanyards are available in a limited number for a limited time. Please, one per household.

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