Swimming lake

The trip to the swimming lake is popular with adults and children in the summer months - as long as the weather is fine. However, some aspects have to be considered so that bathing pleasure does not become a risk. Because around 500 people die in a bathing accident every year in Germany. There is also the risk of lifelong impairments, such as diving into shallow water with subsequent paraplegia. Since bathing lakes are not heated, cooling off before swimming is particularly important to prevent excessive stress on the cardiovascular system. In order to avoid unnecessary dangers when staying at the bathing lake, the bathing rules of the German Life Saving Society (DLRG) should always be observed, which can also be called up online. (fp)

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