Entries by Morgan Hoeft

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The Latest Information on Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

For many, water is a source of joy and memory – bringing together even the unlikeliest of pairs. However, water is an element that deserves our respect and attention.  Drowning is a tragedy that can happen to anyone. Unfortunately, it is fast, silent, and often not what you would expect, so it’s essential to learn […]


February 2023 Water Safety Champion of the Month: Robin Taylor

The aquatics industry has impacted so many lives, and for the past 21 years at the Brigantine Aquatic Center, Robin Taylor has advocated water safety for hundreds of children in the Atlantic City Area.   We are thrilled to celebrate Robin Taylor as our Water Safety Champion of the Month this February! Robin’s Career Progression in […]

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Important Ice and Cold Water Safety Tips

Winter comes and goes with flurries of snow, ice, and cold water each year– three things nobody should ever take lightly. Whether you plan to be near the water or not, cold water can be dangerous, especially if you are unprepared.  Winter activities like ice skating, ice-fishing, and boating are fun, but to keep them […]


Why Water Supervision Alone Doesn’t Prevent Drowning 

Drowning incidents can occur both when people are actively engaged in water activities and during non-swim times, all when an adult is present. According to the World Health Organization, a lapse in adult water supervision is the main contributing factor when young children die from drowning, even when safety measures are implemented. Fortunately, drowning is […]