March 28, 2018

March Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, As spring brings warmer weather to much of the country, the Pool Safely campaign is working to reach even more families with our water safety tips heading into the summer swim season. We are excited to announce that Pool Safely recently launched the campaign’s first Facebook page! We’re looking […]

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February 22, 2018

Thursday, March 1: Join CPSC’s Pool Safely Grants Webinar for Information and Q&A

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is hosting a free webinar for state and local governments and others interested in learning more about the Pool Safely Grant Program on March 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. ET.

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January 2, 2018

CPSC Offering $1.1 Million in Pool Safely Grants to Help Prevent Drownings and Drain Entrapments; State and Local Governments Encouraged to Apply

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today  announces a 90-day solicitation seeking applications for a special Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP) offered to state and local governments.

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December 21, 2017

December Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, Happy Holidays! I am excited to introduce myself, Nikki Fleming, as the new Pool Safely campaign leader. As 2017 comes to a close, I want to thank you – whether you are a Pool Safely partner, a representative of a swimming organization, or an individual passionate about drowning prevention […]

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December 19, 2017

CPSC Hails Successes of Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act as Law Hits 10-Year Mark

CPSC Reports Zero Drain Entrapment-Related Deaths Involving Children in
Public Pools and Spas Since Law Implemented

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September 20, 2017

September Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, Summer may be coming to a close in many states across the country, but we all know too well that colder weather doesn’t mean drownings can’t occur. With that always top of mind, let’s keep working together even as we move into fall and winter months to help prevent […]

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September 18, 2017

Latest Pool Safely Stats: At Least 163 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools and Spas This Summer

Nearly 70% of These Drownings Involved Children Younger Than Age Five WASHINGTON – From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017*, at least 163 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation, a Pool Safely campaign partner. Of the 163 reports, 112 […]

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August 22, 2017

August Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, The last month of the summer season is already here! It’s hard to believe that all the kids will be back in school in a few short weeks and it will be time to start thinking about closing our pools for the season. I am impressed by the tenacity […]

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July 28, 2017

July Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, Summer is in full swing and many Pool Safely partners are busy with keeping their communities safer around the water. From swimming lessons to public safety fairs, we value all the work the 1,000+ organizations in our drowning prevention coalition do to stop drowning. A special thank you to […]

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June 27, 2017

June Newsletter

It’s nearly time for families across the country to gather at pools during the upcoming Independence Day weekend. The Pool Safely campaign wants to remind parents and children to follow simple steps to stay safer when spending time in or near the water during the holiday.

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