(WIVB) — As the weather warms in Western New York, many people want to be by the water. Whether it’s the pool, pond or lake, it is critical for both adults and children to practice water safety.

Mike Baggerman, communications director for YMCA of Buffalo Niagara, joined News 4 at 4 Monday to talk more about it.

The full interview can be viewed above. You can register for the YMCA’s Safety Around Water program at this link