The Start of Summer Lunch and Learn
Did you know that?
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4 in Florida.
Enough children in Florida drown each year to fill 4 classrooms.
3 children a day in the United States die from a drowning incident.
Broward and Miami-Dade Counties lead the Nation in drowning deaths.
Why is being Water Smart so important?
88 percent of children drowning incidents occur under adult supervision.
Most children who drown are out of sight or missing for less than 5 minutes and were usually in the presence of 1 or both parents.
Children who drown do not scream, splash, or struggle. They silently slip beneath the water, even with adults and lifeguards present.
Come learn what resources are available to Broward County Residents.