rivers and lakes

  • Never swim alone

  • Wear Coast Guard approved  and properly fitting life vests

  • Know the water and what’s beneath the water, the bottom surface, if you are swimming and particularly if jumping in or diving.  Be aware of hazards and currents

  • Never dive into water if you cannot see the bottom

  • Do NOT drink alcohol when boating

Any questions or if you have additional information you think could be helpful to this page or drowning prevention in general, please do not hesitate to contact the Swim On Foundation.