Turn the Tides on Drowning
Every day, about 10 people die from drowning. For children ages 1-4, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death, with rates even surpassing those of traffic accident fatalities. Every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency department care for nonfatal water-related incidents.
Drowning is a complex public health issue that requires a multifaceted prevention approach. Chandler Aquatics and Chandler fire respond to the needs of our community by providing education, practical training programs, and initiatives essential to promote the safety and wellbeing of our children.
Pool Fence Giveaway
Contest Closes Aug. 22
August is Drowning Impact Awareness and with it comes a renewed attention to safety in and around water. #WaterYouDoing to keep your family safe? Chandler Firefighter Charities, Chandler Fire, and Chandler Police Charities want to help you turn the tide on drowning. Enter to win a fence and installation for your in-ground pool.
Water safety starts at home. Chandler Aquatics is making bath time fun and showing you simple Bathtub Skills you can use to get your children comfortable in and around water. Bonus – by incorporating these tips into your bath time routine, you can also get your child ready for swim lessons or keep their swimming skills fresh during the off-season.
Use bath time as learn to swim time! Water conditioning gives you simple tips on how to familiarize your children with water.
Ready to explore the possibility of swim lessons? Blowing bubbles serves as the foundation of swimmers’ breath control.
Kicking On Front
Kicking it in the bath tub can be beneficial in helping early swimmers pick-up skills quicker.
Kicking On Back
Chandler Aquatics has your back. Back floats and kicks can be beneficial in helping early swimmers pick-up skills quicker.
Roll with this is a crucial safety skill for early swimmers. Being able to roll over to their backs to relax and catch their breath.
Be A Know-It-All
You know a lot about what’s best for your child, but parents who really know it all, know drowning is 100% preventable. Know your weaknesses and learn how to prevent pool, in-home and open water drownings with tips and resources.