What our Partners are Doing

Pool Safely campaign partners are sharing the critical message that Simple Steps Save Lives by helping develop campaign resources and having a visible role in public events and announcements to promote the campaign.
Upcoming Events
April 16 Healthy Kids Day Shasta Family YMCA
April 16 USA Swimming clinic at Howard University USA Swimming Foundation
April 16 Black Gold Jubilee Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 16 Science Center Drop it, Thrill it, Float it, Launch it, Clean it Engineering Design Competition Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 16 Healthy Kids Day 2016 Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 23 Science Center Kids in the Kitchen Event Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 23-24 Our Kids World Family Fun Fest Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 24-25 Houston Children’s Festival Safe Kids Greater Houston
April 30 Healthy Kids Day YMCA of the Northwoods
April 30 Healthy Kids Day YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus
April 30 Safe Kids Day Probity Pools
April 2016 Child Abuse Prevention Month Partnership for Strong Families
May 5 Walk This Way! 5K Partner Jayce The Healer Foundation
May 11-15 Conejo Valley Days Partner Golden State Lifeguards
June 4 Community Safety Fair Aurora Medical Center Summit
June 9 Summer Reading Program Water Sports Week Riviera Beach Public Library
June 25-26 Riviera Village Summer Festival Paradise Pool and Spa, Inc.

 

Past Events
April 2 Haverhill Town Picnic Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 2 Aqua Crest April Pools Day Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
April 4 Child Safety and Prevention Month Kickoff – Panama City Florida Department of Children & Families
April 9 City of Boynton Beach Camp Registration Day Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County
March 25 We Water Wahoo Schools for Healthy Lifestyles
March 31 Child Safety and Prevention Month Kickoff – Tallahassee Florida Department of Children & Families
February 1 Texas Public Pool Council Annual Conference Safe Kids Greater Houston
February 20 Blake Hospital Safety Event Florida Department of Children & Families
February 20 Make Sports Happen! National Girls & Women in Sports Day Texas State University-Campus Recreation
January 9 Community Wellness Event Florida Department of Children & Families
January 22 Weston Winter Safety Expo Water Smart Broward
January 25-29 Children’s Week Florida Department of Children & Families
October 17-18 Oyster Festival Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities
September 14th 8th Annual Abbey’s Hope Golf Tournament and Party Abbey’s Hope
September 26th MY Fest Florida Florida Department of Children & Families
November 7th Safe Swim Fishing Tournament Florida Department of Children & Families
June 18th Webinar with Children’s Safety Network Children’s Safety Network
Jun 20th World Waterpark Association World’s Largest Swimming Lesson
July 12 Surfers for Autism Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida
Aug 6th Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon Youth Race Water Safety Magazine
Sept 8th 7th Annual Abbey’s Hope Golf Tournament and Party Abbey’s Hope
Sept 14th 12th Annual Safer 3 Water Safety Ocean Swim Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation
Oct 8th World Aquatic Health Conference National Swimming Pool Foundation
Nov 7th Realtors Conference National Association of Realtors
March 24th Water Safety Day Phoenix Children’s Hospital
April 1st Pool’s Day Texas Department of State Health Services
April 4th April Pools Day City of Coronado
April 10th-11th Wingin’ It Festival Abby Grace’s Hope
April 13th – July 5th Whole Foods Market San Mateo, CA Nickels for Non-Profits program Drowning Prevention Foundation
April 15th April Pools Day Texas Department of State Health Services
April 19th Canyon Lake Earth Day Farmers Market Independent Pool and Spa Service Association
April 25th Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA Florida Department of Children and Families
May-August 2015 Governor’s Initiative on Water Safety Florida Department of Children and Families
May 1st National Water Safety Day Florida Department of Children and Families
May 4th Otter Spotter Day Josh the Otter
May 7th Water Safety for Kids Palm Beach County Launch Event Florida Department of Children and Families
May 9th Kids Safe Saturday Texas Department of State Health Services
May 9th Kids Safe Saturday Lamar County Texas Department of State Health Services
May 15th International Water Safety Day Florida Department of Children and Families
May 16th Water Safety Day at the Rowdy Gaines Pool Abby Grace’s Hope
May 16th Water Safety Day Florida Department of Health
May 16th Water Safety Fair at the Sarasota Barnes & Noble Florida Department of Children and Families
May 21st-24th Feast of the Flowering Moon Keep Me Safe
May 23rd Water Safety Day Noonan Family Swim School
May 27th Inland Empire Drowning Prevention Network Summer Water Safety Kickoff Rialto Fire Department
May 26th-29th Splash Water Safety Program Davis Family YMCA
May 30th Honor Connor Run The LV Project
May 30th Annual Water Safety Clinic Floaties Swim School
June 2nd Public Library Summer Reading Program Texas Department of State Health Services
June 3rd 20th Anniversary Golf Outing Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities
June 14th Northwest Location Grand Opening Ocaquatics Swim School
June 12th Seguin Parks and Recreation Just for Kids Summer Day Camp Texas Department of State Health Services
June 13th Kids Safe Saturday Red River County Texas Department of State Health Services
June 18th World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Florida Swimming Pool Association
June 18th World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (Panama City) Florida Department of Children and Families
June 18th World’s Largest Swimming Lesson University of Central Florida Recreation and Wellness Center
June 18th World’s Largest Swimming Lesson The Josh Project
June 20th Water Safety Swim Lesson The Josh Project
June 26th NYPD Sergeants Family Day Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities
June 27th Water Safety Swim Lesson The Josh Project
June 27th Community Water Safety Event Drowning Prevention Foundation
June 30th Tallahassee Water Safety Event Florida Department of Children and Families
June 29th – July 1st Florida Children’s Coalition Conference Florida Department of Children and Families
July 2nd Pensacola Drowning Prevention Event Florida Department of Children and Families
July 4th National Swim Event Florida Department of Children and Families
July 13th Tallahassee Water Safety Event Florida Department of Children and Families
July 17th Family Fun Night Olympics City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks
July 18th Water Safety Swim Lesson The Josh Project

 

Who is Virginia Graeme Baker?

Seven-year-old Virginia Graeme Baker’s tragic death inspired her family to advocate for pool and spa safety and moved Congress to act to prevent entrapments. 
Read more about her story
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The Pool and Spa Safety Act: Staff interpretation and updates

 

Find the most up to date requirements for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.