Safety Tips For Swimming In Lake Michigan This Summer

Chicago Daily Life
A jogger navigates the trail along Lake Michigan in Chicago while a man and a woman embrace as they swim, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Temperatures in the Chicago greater area are expected to reach high 90's. Amr Alfiky / AP Photo
Chicago Daily Life
A jogger navigates the trail along Lake Michigan in Chicago while a man and a woman embrace as they swim, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Temperatures in the Chicago greater area are expected to reach high 90's. Amr Alfiky / AP Photo

Safety Tips For Swimming In Lake Michigan This Summer

Lake Michigan is a cheap and easy getaway for Chicagoans to cool off in the summer, but swimming in the lake can be dangerous. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children aged one to four, according to the Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention.

Reset brings on a swimming expert for tips on how to stay safe while visiting the lakeshore.

GUEST: Dave Benjamin, founder of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project