Swimming and playing in water can provide adults and children with hours of fun and exercise. But whether you're in the pool, on a boat, or at the beach, water can be dangerous if you don't take common sense precautions. The pages linked below help provide more detail on swimming and water safety.
A Parents' Checklist: Swimming and Water Safety
Drowning fact sheet
Life Jackets fact sheet
Life Jacket/Water Safety brochure (English; Spanish)
Water Safety fact sheet
Water Safety brochure
Boat Safety fact sheet
Personal Watercraft Laws fact sheet
Abbey's Hope: Water Watchdog Program
Drain Entrapment fact sheet
Safe Pool and Spa Drain Checklist
Investigative Report: Deadly Hazard at Your Local Pool?
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
Good Going! Adventures in Safety magazine