WATCH: Newsviews Part 1
As much fun as a day at the lake can be, it can also be dangerous -- same goes for the river, a pool or a pond.
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Holly Baker, with the Red Cross, and Halle Quezada, co-founder of the Chicago Alliance for Waterfront Safety, told ABC 7's Newsviews how to stay safe in the water.
WATCH: Newsviews Part 2