The most important thing that you can do as a parent is to encourage your children to find safe places to swim and play. Albuquerque offers a wide variety of activities and places for kids to spend time.

Educate yourself on the dangers of ditches and arroyos and talk to your kids about it. Make sure that they understand the consequences that can occur if they play in ditches and arroyos.

It’s critical to reinforce to your children that playing in ditches and arroyos is not only dangerous, it’s also illegal.

Check out our Kid’s Corner page with activities to do with your children or students. It includes important information about ditches and arroyos.