Don’t become a statistic! If you see RED stay OFF the ice!
 
By Web Reporter
December 17, 2017
 

In North America there are approximately 50 deaths a year on lake ice. In 2016 there were 41 fatalities. Changing temperatures lead to 60% of those fatalities.

Check with the Yorktown Parks Dept. for Ice Conditions in Yorktown.

Ice Safety Tips:
-Know the Safe thickness
-Assess the area visually
-Know the Ice Color Wheel
-Know proper self-rescue techniques
-Watch your K9, and always keep them on a leash.

Before venturing out on to any frozen lakes or ponds please contact your local Parks Dept. for more information.

 
Hyperlinks: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7733.html
https://www.nycgovparks.org/about/health-and-safety-guide
http://www.yorktownny.org/parksandrecreation
 
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