Quiz: Play it safe on the playground

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Educators, pediatricians and parents agree – an outdoor playground is a valuable experience for children. In a modern world of screen time and sedentary activities, outdoor play may be more important than ever. But playgrounds are not without risk. Whether at school, in the park, or in the backyard, take care to keep them both fun and safe. Take our five-question quiz to test your knowledge of playground safety.


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Can health clubs be safe doing that?

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Health clubs competing fiercely for membership and revenue are always looking to attract and retain members and their disposable dollars. Keeping up with the latest trends and fads by putting in a functional training area, Pilates studio or TRX suspension training is one way. Another method often involves adding fun attractions such as water slides, climbing walls, trampolines and inflatables for parties.


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Clubs make child safety a priority

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The May edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators, features an article by Brian Rawlings, Target Market Manager for Cincinnati’s Fitness & Recreation program. He outlines what health and fitness clubs can do to protect the safety and well-being of children in their care. 


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Everybody in the pool! Safely

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According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an average of 390 drowning deaths occur annually among children age 15 and younger, and emergency rooms treat 5,200 pool and spa submersion injuries involving children in that age group. Don’t let your family become a statistic; follow all safety precautions in and around the pool.


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