Outdoor Safety

Make the most of your family time outdoors with these ideas for being safe at the pool, on the bike path, and more.

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10 At-Home Trampoline Alternatives to Help Kids Blow Off All That Energy

Kids love jumping on trampolines, but the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests they're too dangerous for home use. Check out these 10 alternative ways for kids to expend their pent-up energy.

More Outdoor Safety

What Parents Need to Know About Blue-Green Algae Poisoning

If swallowed, blue-green algae can cause serious gastrointestinal and respiratory problems. Here’s how to keep children and dogs safe when swimming in ponds and lakes, plus photos of toxic algae so you know what to look for.

Why Rip Currents Are So Deadly, and How to Keep Your Kids Safe From Them

Rip currents are fast-moving channels of water that can pull even experienced swimmers out to sea. Make sure every member of your family knows these rip current safety tips before spending a day at the beach.

Your Pool Noodles Could Be Harboring Snakes

Firefighters warn against these floppy pool toys.