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The mission of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance is: “United, we can prevent the tragedy of drowning.” We believe that together we can reduce the incidence of drowning and aquatic injuries in the US and abroad. Join us to help save lives!
Thursday Pools Advocates for Drowning Prevention with Water Safety Features and Donation
NDPA recently received an incredible donation from Thursday Pools, an innovating fiberglass company from Fortville, IN, dedicated to bringing cutting-edge innovations to the pool world. We are so grateful that Thursday Pools has dedicated hours of hard work and advocacy to help NDPA’s mission to prevent the tragedies of drowning, resulting in a donation of […]
Como Park Pool swimming coach
David Albornoz doesn’t want to talk about himself.
Throughout his decades of work in St. Paul as a lifeguard, instructor and coach — leading, innovating, recruiting and yes, saving lives — his goal has been to stay out of the news.
“We want to avoid that relevance, and you know what avoids that relevance — doing the boring work,” he said. “What’s exciting is when the lifeguard went in and saved the kid. No, I want the lifeguard not having to go in because they did such good work preventing that from happening and training so many people that all the kids that come to the pool know to swim, they wear life vests, so the lifeguard is sitting bored to death because everyone is safe in the water.”
Bob’s No Wake Zone Boating Radio Show
Master Captain Bob May talks with Dr. Adam Katchmarchi about water safety and childhood drowning statistics.
Keep your kids safe around pools or at the beach during a family gathering. Did you know that an average of 10 fatal drowning incidents occur daily in the U.S. and drowning is the single leading cause of death among children 1-4 years old. The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) believes that through education, awareness, and advocacy we can reduce drowning accidents and aquatic injuries by making this a priority year-round. For more tips, visit www.ndpa.org.