Who we are - Stop Drowning Now

Who we are

What is Stop Drowning Now?

Stop Drowning Now is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to save lives through water safety education.  Through a range of programs and events, we work with water safety advocates by providing them with educational tools to combat the epidemic of drowning. We specifically provide a drowning prevention curriculum designed for pre-kindergarten through second grade.

Our Programs:

  • Membership Program
  • Pre-School through Grade 2 in-classroom "dry side" curriculum
  • In-School presentations for children (puppet show, hands-on activities)
  • Water Safety Challenge event guide & materials for swim schools
  • Materials & Resources (ideas, flyers, downloads, parent presentations) for water safety advocates to use in their communities
  • Costume Loaner Program - Borrow the Safer 3 Water Pals for special events
  • Latest Stats & Facts from drowning prevention community partners
  • Annual Ocean Swim (Newport Beach, CA) & Golf Tournament (location varies)
People Drown
Every Day
People Drown
Each year
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Drowning Is The Leading Cause of Death Ages 1-4