Drowning kills more kids ages 1-4
than any other cause.

ANY child can drown. ANY time. ANY place. So EVERY one of us needs to know these important facts…and SHARE them:

  • Kids under age 1 most often drown in bathtubs, buckets & toilets
  • Also dangerous: in-ground and blow-up  pools, retention ponds, canals, spas, even a pet’s water dish
  • Small kids drown without making a sound
  • Drowning begins in as little as 20 seconds

Prevent Needless Drownings

Tell everyone that these steps save lives:

  • Eliminate distractions for those watching kids near water. NO texting, phone calls, gaming, reading
  • Stay close for a quick rescue
  • Never lose sight of small kids near water Make sure fences, gates, windows and  doors between kids and water are in place and working properly
  • Learn CPR—it’s a proven life saver .

Who Needs to Know

  • Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, older siblings & caregivers
  • Homeowners with pools, hot tubs & other drowning hazards
  • Anyone associated with homes and pools—contractors, real estate agents and pool maintenance   companies—all can educate others and help reduce drowning threats
  • We ALL need to know drowning dangers and to share them