Entries by Emily Wujcik

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Do’s and Don’ts of Pool Toys

When it comes to poolside recreation, nothing adds more joy than a variety of colorful and engaging pool toys. These pool toys can transform a simple swim into a fun-filled adventure, making them a favorite for children and adults alike. However, while toys can enhance the enjoyment and learning experiences in the water, they also […]

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A Look Inside Our New Parent Water Safety Toolkit

As summer approaches and families flock to pools, lakes, and beaches, the importance of water safety cannot be overstated. Drowning is one of the leading causes of unintentional injury-related deaths for children aged 1-4 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it’s a danger that can strike swiftly and silently. At the […]

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A Message from the NDPA CEO: Celebrating National Water Safety Month

Dear Supporters and Friends, May marks National Water Safety Month, a time when we at the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) renew our commitment to our mission of preventing drowning and water-related injuries. This month, we reflect on the critical importance of water safety and education and honor the efforts of our community, whose unwavering […]

Preview of the updated Water Safety Season Toolkit

As warmer weather approaches, the anticipation for water-related activities grows. That excitement also bring a heightened responsibility for water safety. NDPA is proud to announce the relaunch of the Water Safety Season Toolkit. This is a comprehensive resource designed to empower individuals, communities, and professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to ensure a safer […]

2024 Water Safety Award Winners

The 2024 National Water Safety Conference (NWSC)  award winners represent some of the best of the drowning prevention and water safety community. Their achievements highlight the diverse and impactful ways individuals and organizations can contribute to water safety. NDPA congratulates all the winners and expresses its deepest gratitude for their unwavering commitment to preventing drowning. […]

Water Safety Conference Kick Off

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) along with the Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) are gearing up for its much anticipated National Water Safety Conference. This event promises to unite water safety professionals, experts in the aquatic field, and advocates from across the nation. The shared mission of drowning prevention and the promotion of water […]