Drowning
Prevention

Water Safety Tips

Pool Safety Tips

Discover how to make your pool safe for little ones. Learn More »

Tips for Keeping Toddlers Safe

Do you know how to protect your toddlers from the dangers of a swimming pool? Learn More »

Tips for Hosting a Safer Pool Party

Don’t let a drowning incident spoil your pool party. Learn More »

Tips for Sending Your Child to Water Events

Don’t let your children go to a water outing without knowing these important rules. Learn More »

Tips for Sending Your Teen to Water Events

Teens are not immune from drowning. Here are several helpful water safety tips for teens to understand. Learn More »

Tips for Having a Safe Water Outing

Discover the basics of conducting a water safe outing. Learn More »

Choosing a Life Jacket

Here are a few water safety tips to how to select a life jacket. Learn More »

 

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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