“Be the change you wish to see in the world”

– Mahatma Ghandi

Education and training are essential to influence safer behaviors to protect children from drowning fatalities and injuries.
Water Smart Broward training can be provided to you through the following options:

Water Safety Presentation

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand why children ages 1-4 are most at risk to drown
  • Describe drowning risk factors for children ages 1-4
  • Recognize drowning as unintentional, predictable, preventable
  • Describe the proper steps to respond to a drowning

Train the Trainer Module

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and explain the hazards related to fatal and nonfatal drowning Know who is most at risk to drown and why
  • Understand how to prevent fatal and nonfatal drowning
  • Know what skills are necessary to respond appropriately/effectively to a drowning
  • Help others to conduct regular safety checks to prevent a drowning incident
  • Provide checklists as resources for educators, parents/caregivers and the general public
  • Provide resources to learn more about pool safety devices, available CPR classes and swim instruction