Snapper Rock UV swimwear for children

Snapper Rock UV swimwear for children (Photo courtesy SnapperRock / July 25, 2013)

Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Annapolis-based Snapper Rock ( offers a line of colorful and stylish UV50+ swimwear for children ages 0-12, from swimsuits and board shorts to hats and cover-ups. The sun protection comes not from chemically treating the fabric, but from the density of the weave and the nylon and elastane blend, which blocks 98 percent of the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.