Keep your kids safe on the playground this summer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – Spectrum Health is all about keeping our friends and family safe, and with summer right around the corner, here are some tips to make every playground visit a walk in the park.

>> Learn playground safety tips by watching the video above!


  • Do not run through your friends while they’re swinging.
  • Do take a long walk around the swing area.


  • Do not go down the slide at the same time as your friend.
  • Do not climb up the slide.
  • Do go one at a time – feet first!

Monkey bars

  • Do not let your children cross the monkey bars if there are kids on the ground.
  • Do not let kids play tag on the monkey bars.

Stay hydrated

  • Do take breaks.
  • Do not fill up on sodas and juices.

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