Making Change 4 Drowning Prevention


Making Change 4 Drowning
Swim lesson scholarship entity for scholarships specifically for children with special needs

 

Making Change 4 Drowning Prevention is a 501(c) 3 dedicated to water safety and drowning prevention in Volusia County Florida.

Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1 to 4 years. Volusia County has a higher per capita drowning rate than Broward County!

Facts:

  • Drowning can occur in less than 2 inches of water and under 30 seconds.
  • Drowning does not discriminate. It can happen to the wealthy, the poor, experienced and non-experienced swimmers, and ethnicity.
  • Drowning can occur in a bath tub, bucket, toilet, washing machine, kiddie pool, above ground pool, in ground pool, creek, river, stream, ocean, retention pond or fountain.

Drowning is preventable!

  • Assign an adult to watch the child that can swim to always watch the children.
  • Do not talk on or use your phone while the children are in the water.
  • Do not leave children unattended in ANY water, even for a minute, to walk away.
  • Make sure all barriers are secured at all times.
  • Keep children in arms reach.
  • Keep a phone pool side for emergency use only.
  • Learn CPR.

We have launched two additional foundations to assist in educating our community on the importance of drowning prevention and water safety education:


Swim for Leah Foundation
Aquatic survival lesson scholarships
Colynn’s Oasis
Water safety and drowning prevention education in our communities

 

 

 Click the link below for scholarship information.

 

makingchange4dp@gmail.com

Scholarship lessons are provided by Swim With Becky And Friends, LLC. : http://swimwithbecky.com