Drowning
Prevention

Water Safety Education

Know Before You Go is committed to educating the community about the dangers of drowning. With the help of our partners we sponsor free swimming evaluations, swimming lesson scholarships and water safety presentations throughout the year. But drowning prevention is everyone’s responsibility. Learn the 3 essential rules of water safety today.

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THE 3 ESSENTIAL RULES OF WATER SAFETY

1
Test & Teach
Have your child’s swimming skills tested at your local YMCA.

2
Watch & Guard
Appoint an adult to supervise all pool activities. Add barriers around your pool.

3
THROW, DON'T GO
Throw out a flotation device or use a pole to reach a drowning child. Never jump in to save.

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