Tools & Resources

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This bookmark is specifically designed for 7-10 year old children to help them learn the dangers of drowning and teach them what they can do to be safe in and around the water.



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Video: Safety Steps for Families 2013

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Pool Safely Water Watcher Cards



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The Adventures of Splish and Splash

This 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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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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Pool Safely Communications Toolkit

Image of Communications ToolkitThe Pool Safely campaign offers a variety of helpful campaign materials that will add to your existing company’s or organization’s communications. These include brochures, tip cards, stickers, vinyl signs, posters, advertisements and public service announcements to be used in local media markets. The Toolkit also provides a “how-to” kit for holding your own Pool Safely campaign event and excellent tips for engaging the media.

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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.

Available in English and Spanish

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.

Available in English and Spanish

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

Both available in English and Spanish

Image tattoo

Image splish-splash tattoo
Home Safety Organizations

The following organizations work to support pool and spa safety, drowning prevention as well as general water safety. Visit these sites to learn more about their activities and events.

Other Federal Agencies

The following agency promotes healthy swimming recommendations for appropriate pool and hot tub/spa design. Visit this site to learn more about their activities and events.

Pool Safely Step 7: Learning CPR

Pool Safely Step 7: An Educational VideoChapter 7 of 7

Learn how knowing CPR could save a life, and it’s an important safety step to have around the pool.

Pool Safely Step 6: Swimming Lessons

Pool Safely Step 6: An Educational VideoChapter 6 of 7

Learn how drownings and close calls are eight times more likely to happen to kids who can’t swim.

Pool Safely Step 5: Safety Drain Covers

Pool Safely Step 5: An Educational VideoChapter 5 of 7

Learn how pool and spa safety drain covers are an important safety step and are required by law.

Pool Safely Step 4: Alarms

Pool Safely Step 4: An Educational VideoChapter 4 of 7

Learn about several types of alarms—door, pool and gate—that sound when something goes wrong around the pool. Adding alarms to your safe pool practices may save a life.

Pool Safely Step 3: Pool & Spa Covers

Pool Safely Step 3: An Educational VideoChapter 3 of 7

Learn how keeping pools or spas covered is an important safety step.

Pool Safely Step 2: Fencing

Pool Safely Step 2: An Educational VideoChapter 2 of 7

Learn how making sure pools and spas have secure fencing and gates can keep children safe is an important safety step.

Pool Safely Step 1: Supervision

Pool Safely Step 1: An Educational VideoChapter 1 of 7

Learn more about how constant supervision is an important step to ensure safety around pools and spas.

Educational Video Introduction

Educational VideoLearn how the greatest water safety assurance in swimming pools and spas comes from adopting and practicing as many water safety steps as possible.

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