Drowning is the single leading cause of death of children ages 1-4

Drowning is the single leading cause of death of children ages 1-4

Drowning is silent, and can happen in as fast as 30 seconds

Drowning is silent, and can happen in as fast as 30 seconds

Almost 70% of childhood drownings happen during non-swim times

Almost 70% of childhood drownings happen during non-swim times

88% of child drownings occur with at least 1 adult present

88% of child drownings occur with at least 1 adult present

We lose 10 school buses of children to accidental drownings each year

We lose 10 school buses of children to unintentional drownings each year

Drowning Is Preventable

Our Mission is to change the numbers and prevent the tragedy of drowning.

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of drowning and preventing tragedy around water. The statistics are staggering, and drowning doesn’t discriminate. The good news, drowning is completely preventable! Learn how to keep your family safer around water by implementing layers of protection. United, we can PREVENT the tragedy of drowning!

Know The Layers Of Protection

Do your part to prevent the tragedy of drowning by implementing these Layers Of Protection.

Supervision

Supervision
Drowning happens quickly and quietly, often in as few as 30 seconds. Active supervision saves lives!

Barriers

Barriers
Four-sided fencing, self-closing self-latching gates, and safety covers prevent non-swim time access.

Alarms

Alarms
70% of childhood drowning happen during non-swim times. Audible and visual alarms notify you of unexpected access!

Water Competency

Water Competency
Learning survival skills and gaining water competency prepare children for water emergencies.

Emergency Training

Emergency Training
Drowning is unintentional and happens fast. Know what to do in an aquatic emergency!

Water Safety Planning

Water Safety Planning
Create a water safety plan together as a family. Layers of protection work together to save lives!

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