Orange County CA Water Safety Challenge - Stop Drowning Now

Orange County CA Water Safety Challenge

Save the Date! Saturday May 21, 2022

 

The Orange County Drowning Prevention Task Force, in partnership with Stop Drowning Now are pleased to announce the 2022 Water Safety Challenge! Water Safety Challenges will be hosted at more than 10 OC cities on Saturday May 21, 2022.

Please Join our community leaders in Orange County by supporting drowning prevention and water safety education, exciting events like the Water Safety Challenge are a wonderful way to create awareness and support learning.

Children, parents, and family members will participate in a series of water safety education stations, and the challenge will hosted by local volunteers who will engage in safety activities and demonstrations. In addition, participants can join community partner groups to learn CPR and other safety tips to keep their families safer around water.

The Water Safety Challenge was developed by Stop Drowning Now and is a fun, interactive, and comprehensive water safety day designed to teach children and parents important water safety skills: how to do a safe water rescue, how to properly use life vests, and how to swim to the side. Participating also helps parents identify their child’s particular strengths and weaknesses in the pool. 

Be sure to check your nearest participating location for their scheduled event time and location specific details.

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About Stop Drowning Now & Orange County Drowning Prevention Task Force

In August 2015, a countywide drowning prevention task force was established to develop recommendations on methods and strategies to improve drowning prevention efforts in Orange County.  Along with SDN (a 501(c)3) OCDPFT has successfully hosted numerous water safety events, public service announcements, water safety education materials and more to the residents of Orange County.  

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