Drowning is silent, and can happen in as fast as 30 seconds
Almost 70% of childhood drownings happen during non-swim times
88% of child drownings occur with at least 1 adult present
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.
SupervisionDrowning happens quickly and quietly, often in as few as 30 seconds. Active supervision saves lives!
BarriersFour-sided fencing, self-closing self-latching gates, and safety covers prevent non-swim time access.
Alarms70% of childhood drowning happen during non-swim times. Audible and visual alarms notify you of unexpected access!
Water CompetencyLearning survival skills and gaining water competency prepare children for water emergencies.
Emergency TrainingDrowning is unintentional and happens fast. Know what to do in an aquatic emergency!
Water Safety Planning
Water Safety PlanningCreate a water safety plan together as a family. Layers of protection work together to save lives!