It takes just 10 seconds and 1 ounce of water for a water-related accident to occur. And, nearly 88% of all youth drownings happen under adult supervision. The Y’s new program, Safety Around Water, is designed to teach kids and adults how to be safe in and around water. The program does not focus on swimming technique, but focuses on important safety and survival skills to help reduce water-related accidents and drownings. This program is for non-swimmers/beginners and is meant to complement the Y’s traditional swimming lesson program. Lifeguard on duty. Free and open to the public. Other free programs you might be interested in : City of Erie Learn to Swim, City of Erie Parks & Recreation, and Meals for Kids.