First and foremost, the NDPA believes that drowning is preventable.  Please read our safety tips and resources to make sure you are water smart and practicing water safety.

Our safety tips include layers of protection, which is a concept that can be utilized in aquatic environments to aid in the prevention of childhood drowning. In addition, there are several pool safety tipsopen water tips, information on escaping rip currents and the standards for water smart baby lessons.