From ShreveportTimes.com, By Loresha J. Wilson:
Eighty-eight Louisina children died as a result of unintentional drownings from 2007-2009, the most recent statistics…
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As you may know, I am an avid swimmer, and I strongly believe in teaching children (and adults) to swim. I always say that you have to know enough to be able to save yourself and your child.
This becomes even more relevant when you read the alarming …Continue
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From USASwimming.org, By Mike Gustafson:
As we wind down the year, we turn our attention toward others in the community who are bringing a positive and profound impact on our sport’s diversity and water safety efforts. There are a few in the swimming world who strive to bring the sport of swimming to all races and ethnicities across the country, and they need to be recognized.
From Open Water Source:
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From Aquatics International, by: Tara Eggleston:
We know that engaging minority groups in aquatics programs is a national issue, but how can we help reduce the drowning and water-related injury statistics among these groups?
I’ll bet some managers wonder if smaller-scale efforts…
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From USRowing.org, By Allison Frederick:
USRowing has teamed up with Diversity in Aquatics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to water safety education, to create the Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign, the organizations announced on Thursday.
The Aquatics Safety Awareness Campaign is an ongoing partnership to expand a nationwide water safety effort. Diversity in Aquatics recently released a study indicating that approximately 60…
From USASwimming.org, By: Mike Gustafson:
In my sophomore year of college, I visited Argentina. It was a fairly large town, located 50 steps away from the ocean. That old adage “stone’s throw” proved true here, as you could literally glance out your hotel window and throw a stone into the ocean. In this coastal town, I assumed that everyone was a natural-born…Continue
International Water Safety Day - Striving to make a planet that’s 70 percent water, 100 percent water safe.
Speech of Hon. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Mr. Fattah: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and congratulate a young man of remarkable achievement. Shaun Anderson is co-founder and President of Diversity in Aquatics Inc., a visionary network that works to save…Continue