Do you know: Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional deaths of children worldwide; Only 35% of Americans know how to swim; It only takes minutes for a toddler to drown in as little as 2 inches of water.
To increase awareness about the importance of learning to swim, we challenge you to participate in the "Drowning Prevention Challenge."
Show us proof that you can help prevent drownings! Let’s Go Swimming!
There Are A Few Ways To Show Your Support,
Post a video on Facebook of you swimming one lap in a pool, tag it #drowningprevention
Donate money to a local Water Safety/Swimming Organization
Share this drowning prevention video challenge with your friends
Nominate someone to Take The Challenge
$250 includes material
21 hrs of intense training
2-year certification in CPR/First Aid & Lifeguarding
Prerequisite of 300 yds swim using freestyle and breaststroke; 2 mins of treading water; 25 lbs deep water retrieves.
G.I.L.L.S.has teamed up with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promote Pool Safety materials and educate the community.
Check out the CPSC February Newsletter