SAN ANTONIO – A 3-year-old has died in a drowning incident at a swim program in San Antonio.
The toddler was dropped off at the Love to Swim School, on the 20210 block of Stone Oak Drive, on Saturday for a date night program. The swim school offers to watch children while parents have a night out.
Around 7:45 p.m. the toddler was found unresponsive in the pool.
EMS gave him CPR at the scene and transported him to North Central Baptist Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The boy was later identified as Mitchell Chang by the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office. The cause of death ruled as an accidental drowning.
Love to Swim has issued a statement:
“The Love to Swim School ownership, staff and families are devastated by the accident that occurred during Date Night Open Swim at our Stone Oak facility on Saturday evening, February 10, 2018. All our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Our hearts are heavy with grief. We will use all information gathered by the San Antonio Police Department, and our internal review, to make sure nothing like this can ever happen again. Teaching children to be safer in the water is the reason we exist and our ongoing mission. We will issue a further statement as our investigation yields.”