Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Swimming Safety

Swimming Safety

  • Always swim with a buddy; never swim alone.
  • Read and obey all rules and posted signs.
  • Swim in areas that are supervised by a lifeguard.
  • Children or inexperienced swimmers should take extra precautions, such as wearing U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket when around water.
  • Watch out for the “dangerous too’s”- too tired, too cold, too far from safety, too much sun, too much strenuous activity.
  • Set water safety rules for your family based on swimming abilities (for example, inexperienced swimmers should stay in water less than chest deep).
  • Be knowledgeable of the water environment you are in and its potential hazards, such as deep and shallow areas, currents, depth changes, obstructions and where the entry and exit points are located. The more informed you are, the more aware you will be of hazards and safe practices.
  • Know how to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies.
  • Use a feet first entry when entering the water.
  • Enter head first only when the area is clearly marked for diving and has no obstructions.
  • Do not mix alcohol with swimming, diving, or boating. Alcohol impairs judgment, balance and coordination, affects your swimming and diving skills and reduces your body’s ability to stay warm.
  • Know how to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies.

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Weather Forecast

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
3:46 AM EST on February 17, 2019
Expires:
10:00 AM EST on February 18, 2019
Clear
Currently
17°
Clear
Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday. Snow tonight.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 02/17 0%
High 35° / Low 25°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 35F. Winds light and variable.
Snow Showers
Monday 02/18 40%
High 35° / Low 12°
Snow Showers
Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High near 35F. ENE winds shifting to NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 02/19 0%
High 29° / Low 14°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine early then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 29F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow Showers
Wednesday 02/20 40%
High 28° / Low 23°
Snow Showers
Cloudy with snow showers developing during the afternoon. High 28F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
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