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YMCA launches water safety initiative
EAST GREENBUSH - As the weather improves, the Capital District YMCA wants to make sure your kids are safe in the water.
The YMCA has launched a water safety initiative called SPLASH. The kickoff event was held today at the East Greenbush YMCA.
Kids in attendance were shown the importance of water safety through fun demonstrations and activities.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14 years old.