Drowning
Prevention

Free Swimming Assessment

Today, over 3,500 American children a year are treated in the emergency room due to a drowning-related incident. Know your child’s swim proficiency by going to one of your neighborhood YMCAs to receive a FREE swim assessment. Complete the brief form below to begin the process and for a list of participating YMCAs.

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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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