Swimming pools can be dangerous, but following a few simple rules will mean that you can thoroughly enjoy your time at the pool. Make sure you know how deep the water is in al areas before you enter. Think before you dive and make sure tha water is deep enough for diving. Avoid swimming immediately after eating a meal. Alcohol and swimming do not make good a good mix. Take care around drainage channels and be aware of slippery and uneven surfaces. Children should never be left unsupervised in the swimming pool or around the pool area.