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This group is 5 times more likely to drown, says Lifesaving Society

There’s a certain demographic that may want to consider taking swimming lessons this summer: immigrant “tweens” aged 11 to 14.

They’re five times more likely to be unable to swim than their peers, the Lifesaving Society revealed Tuesday in a… 430 more words

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Drowning prevention is a global priority

The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Report on Drowning published in 2014 highlights global drowning related issues.  Of particular importance here at SplashSmart is that approximately 90% of drowning deaths occur in low- to middle-income countries. 50 more words

Child Drowning

Water Safety for The Whole Family

Who doesn’t love splashing into a pool on a hot summer day? Water play can be great fun, but it also carries a higher risk than some other activities. 778 more words

Swim Lesson Coupons For Broward Kids Between 6 Months & 4 Years Old

Information courtesy of Water Smart Broward! SWIM Central and the Florida Department of Health in Broward County

The Children’s Services Council of Broward County funds SWIM Central to provide a coupon with a value of $40 to help off-set swimming instruction for children ages 6 months to 4 years old (Broward County residents only). 391 more words

Children's Services Council

THE PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO FOUNDATION USA MAKES A BIG SPLASH FOR DROWNING PREVENTION AND CHILDREN’S POOL SAFETY

The former Olympic swimmer champions water safety education by launching her foundation in the US and is honored for her commitment to the welfare of children through sport… 953 more words

Consulate Of Monaco

Why SWIMkids USA began

SWIMkids USA has won the Healthcare Leadership award for community impact given by AZ Business magazine. The award reflects the hard work of staff and the passion and direction of Lana Whitehead who started her business back in 1971.We thought this was a great opportunity to share Lana’s story of why SWIMkids USA began. 546 more words

Drowning Prevention

Running or walking? don't slip up

Just going for a walk or a quick run doesn’t sound like an activity you wouldn’t return safely from. In fact, an organisation asked to help spread the message declined – ‘because walking is safe’.  854 more words