Category: Water Safety

CPSC Chairman Reminds Families to Follow 10 Simple Steps to Pool Safely During Independence Day Weekend

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – News Release Release Date: July 1, 2015 On average, more than 20 children drown in pools and spas during the week of July 4th WASHINGTON – In anticipation of family gatherings around public and…

May 2015 officially recognized as Drowning Prevention Month by Collier County’s Board of Commissioners!

Members of the Collier County Drowning Prevention Task Force receiving County Proclamation

To commemorate May as National Drowning Prevention Month, the Board of County Commissioners for Collier County designated a proclamation at their May 26th meeting. This proclamation recognized our continued efforts to combat the leading external cause of death for children…

12 “Kids Don’t Float, Life Jackets Do!” Life Jackets Loaner Stations in Collier County

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Collier County has 12 “Kids Don’t Float, Life Jackets Do!” Life Jackets Loaner Stations in Collier County – Here is link to an interactive Google Map. Sugden Park, Clam Pass, Vanderbilt Beach, South Marco Island, Tigertail Beach, The historic Naples Pier,…

2 New Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park – “Kids Don’t Float, Life Jacket Do!” Life Jacket Loaner Stations

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park, in conjunction with the Coalition launched the “Kids Don’t Float, Lifejackets Do!” lifejacket loaner program on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, 11135 Gulfshore Dr., Naples, FL.…