Tools & Resources

Pool Safely Simple Steps Save Lives provides a variety of materials for partners and other safety-minded organizations that are useful for informing and educating the public about drowning and entrapment prevention. These resources are available in hard copy and can be ordered by sending the Pool Safely Materials order form to poolsafely@cpsc.gov. You can scan and send the form by email or you can type your order and mailing information into an email and send it to poolsafely@cpsc.gov. Materials will be sent as available. Many of these items can be printed by using the pdf format provided below

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Teach Kids to Swim: Boy with Goggles

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Teach Kids to Swim: Girl in Striped Suit

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Teach Kids to Swim: Father and Daughter

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Teach Kids to Swim: Girl Learning with Mom

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Bookmark

This bookmark is designed specifically for children between 7-10 years of age to help them understand the dangers of drowning and to show what they can do to stay safe in and around water.

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Pool Safely Song and Video

Pool Safely Song

Teach your kids the 4 simple steps of water safety with this fun song written and performed by children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner.

Pool and Spa Safety: The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act

Pools, Spas and Everyone’s Safety: Layers of protection and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety ActStudy the CPSC staff presentation on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act.

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Pool Safely Water Watcher Cards

The Water Watcher cards are useful for identifying and focusing parents and caregivers charged with watching kids in pools

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Guidance for Safety: The Pool and Spa Safety Act

Guidance for Safety: The Pool and Spa Safety ActThis tri-fold brochure is specially designed for pool operators and industry professionals to leave with their customers so they can learn more about the Pool Safely campaign and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act.

Steps for Safety Around the Pool – for Consumers

Steps for Safety Around the Pool  - for ConsumersThis tri-fold brochure is designed to help consumers recognize the dangers of drowning and entrapment hazards at pools and spas and to encourage them to improve their own safety systems.

Tips for Safety In and Around Water

Tips for Safety In and Around WaterThis handy tip sheet provides tips for water safety in pools, spas and around the home. Print a copy and keep it in a handy location.

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Portable Pools

Fence Them! Cover Them! Put Them Away!

Portable Pool Tip CardThis tip card provides tips to consumers and anyone concerned about the increasing number of portable pools and how easily they can sometimes be accessed by small children.

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Your Pool, Your Family’s Safety

Your Pool, Your Family's SafetyTips for safety around the pool and information on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act

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The Adventures of Splish and Splash

Splish and SplashThis three part child-friendly interactive game was created to help families teach young children about water safety.
The adorable characters visit a home pool and a public pool with a simple introduction to learning to swim.

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Pool Safely Tattoos
These temporary tattoos can be used by anyone to help spread the word about the Pool Safely campaign.

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Pool Safely Fan

Image of fansThe fan can be used to promote the Pool Safely campaign and its water safety steps, while helping consumers stay cool by the pool.

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Pool Safely Vinyl Cling

Image of vinyl clingA vinyl cling can be displayed on any smooth surface, such as a store or car window, to spread the word about the Pool Safely campaign

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Pool Safely Crack and Peel Sticker

Image of stickerThis sticker can be distributed to consumers, including children, to highlight the Pool Safely campaign.

Available in English and Spanish

Pool Safely Door Hanger

Image detail of door hangersThis door hanger can be left at pool or spa sites to educate consumers about the Pool Safely campaign.

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Pool Safely Campaign Partners Fact Sheet

Pool Safely Partners Fact Sheet The campaign combines the efforts of a wide variety of partnering organizations, including drowning prevention, water and children’s safety groups; industry leaders and the pool and spa community; and state and local entities involved in pool and spa regulation.

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