Drownings are the 2nd leading cause of death, nationwide, for children 14 years old and younger. The rate for drowning in open water at age 15 triples. Teens are often unaware of risky behavior and often have no fear.
Take your first step
Here is a list of swim lesson providers we have the privilege of working with. We’ve also included a Water Watcher sign-up sheet to make sure there is always one adult that is not going to be distracted by conversations, cell phones, reading, etc… while children are swimming.
Swim lesson providers Water Watcher sign-up sheet
The Safe Kids North Texas – Fort Worth coalition is made up of community partners in over 8 counties surrounding and including Tarrant County, Texas. Our partners are our greatest safety advocates in each of these areas. If you are a swim lesson provider and would like to join our coalition, please reach out to us at Safe.Kids@cookchildrens.org.
Get involved and help us save lives
Want to know how you can get involved or create an awareness campaign in your community? Contact Dana Walraven, Safe Kids Tarrant County coordinator.