YMCA lifeguard Jocelyn Owens, left, teaches kids about swimming safety using kick boards during a swimming safety session at the pool of the Woodbridge Apartments on Friday May 22, 2015. For a story on how the YMCA is trying to help low income families who live in apartments avoid drowning deaths.
YMCA lifeguard Jocelyn Owens, left, teaches kids about swimming safety using kick boards during a swimming safety session at the pool of the Woodbridge Apartments on Friday May 22, 2015. For a story on how the YMCA is trying to help low income families who live in apartments avoid drowning deaths. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
YMCA lifeguard Jocelyn Owens, left, teaches kids about swimming safety using kick boards during a swimming safety session at the pool of the Woodbridge Apartments on Friday May 22, 2015. For a story on how the YMCA is trying to help low income families who live in apartments avoid drowning deaths. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

YMCA working to lower drowning rate of minority children

July 07, 2015 01:25 PM

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