Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue Capt. Luiz Morizot-Leite, kneeling center, directs colleagues in a mock rescue exercise during the seventh annual "Summer Safety Splash" on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Haulover Beach Park, 10800 Collins Ave. Lifeguard/EMT Patrick Gould plays the role of a swimmer who nearly drowned. The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue and the Trauma Services Department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital joined forces to promote the importance of water safety and the urgency of learning how to swim. Open to the public, the free event was geared toward providing parents and children with activities and resources on swimming lessons, water safety and child safety.
Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue Capt. Luiz Morizot-Leite, kneeling center, directs colleagues in a mock rescue exercise during the seventh annual "Summer Safety Splash" on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Haulover Beach Park, 10800 Collins Ave. Lifeguard/EMT Patrick Gould plays the role of a swimmer who nearly drowned. The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue and the Trauma Services Department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital joined forces to promote the importance of water safety and the urgency of learning how to swim. Open to the public, the free event was geared toward providing parents and children with activities and resources on swimming lessons, water safety and child safety. MARSHA HALPER MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue Capt. Luiz Morizot-Leite, kneeling center, directs colleagues in a mock rescue exercise during the seventh annual "Summer Safety Splash" on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Haulover Beach Park, 10800 Collins Ave. Lifeguard/EMT Patrick Gould plays the role of a swimmer who nearly drowned. The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Miami-Dade Fire Department Ocean Rescue and the Trauma Services Department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital joined forces to promote the importance of water safety and the urgency of learning how to swim. Open to the public, the free event was geared toward providing parents and children with activities and resources on swimming lessons, water safety and child safety. MARSHA HALPER MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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May 18, 2015 12:52 PM