At our core, our mission is to make people of all ages safer and more confident around water, so they can Love Water™ and all it brings to life.
We have put together articles and resources to help keep you and your family safer below.
- Drowning is a silent event
- Most child drownings happen in residential pools
- Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1- 4
- 9 out of 10 child related drowning deaths happen when a caregiver was supervising
- Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages 1- 4
- 26% of drownings happen in lakes, 25% in rivers and 23% in pools.
** Information obtained from various sources including USA Swimming, Total Programming Aquatics, The American Academy of Pediatrics, CDC, CPSC, NDPA and NIT
- According to the National Institute of Health, swimming lessons are appropriate for consideration as part of a comprehensive drowning prevention strategy
- The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development found that children who participated in formal swimming lessons were associated with an 88% reduction in the risk of downing in children between the ages of 1 to 4
- 5 evidence-based drowning prevention strategies, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, include: Barriers, supervision, swim lessons, life jackets, and CPR
5 Evidence-based Drowning Prevention Strategies
- Swim Lessons
- Life Jackets