Water Smart Broward is a county-wide drowning prevention initiative to create a water safety culture within each local community to protect children from drowning fatalities, disabilities and injuries.
Reduce fatal and nonfatal drowning among the most vulnerable population, children ages 1 to 4.
Provide education related to the four components
of the Drowning Prevention Chain:
Purpose: A community coalition to create, coordinate and monitor strategic prevention interventions throughout Broward County.
Mission: To protect children from drowning fatalities and aquatic related disabilities and injuries by promoting safer behaviors and strategic community-wide education within Broward County.
Vision: To achieve and sustain a zero drowning rate among children in Broward County.
SWIM Central is the Broward County Commission’s primary resource and referral service for available swim programs in cooperation with Broward cities and nonprofits.
Non-Fatal Drowning Hospitalization Admission Charges and Payer Source, Florida Residents