6 Signs You Shouldnt Swim There

It’s really hot. We know. But don’t let your desperation to cool down short-circuit your better judgment. Not all swimming situations are created equal, and some can get you into downright hot water when it comes to your health. Lakes, pools, and even the ocean can be dangerous places that land you in the emergency room if you aren’t careful. (And don’t forget Fido! Here are 20 must-know tips to keep your pet safe this summer.) So before you pack your beach bag and cooler, review this list of red flags. These six signs are clear warnings that what might look like a day of summer fun could spell big trouble. (For more ways to stay safe this summer, sign up for Prevention’s FREE newsletters!)

Source: Prevention