Our Fathers Are Drowning

By |March 28th, 2017|

So much of drowning prevention is focused on children, and it should be. Well over six-hundred children under the age of 15 drown in the United States each year and it is a tragedy that [...]

Swim at Your Own Risk

By |July 6th, 2012|

  My good friend Vincent Daniello was spending the day with his family at the beach in Ogunquit, Maine.  It should have been a fun time in the sun and surf, but Vince [...]

Boy Nearly Drowns at Phoenix Hotel

By |May 20th, 2012|

Hotel employees trained in CPR helped a father revive his drowned son. Keeping a constant watch and staying in arms reach of his small child would have been a better plan, though I think he [...]

Friends from the NDPA: The Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation

By |March 8th, 2012|

For more information of the amazing work being done by Blake and Kathy Collingsworth in drowning prevention: http://www.joshuamemorial.org/ http://www.joshtheotter.org/            

Teaching Kids to Swim

By |July 10th, 2010|

In recent years, I've gotten hundreds of requests for information and advice about when children should start swimming lessons. Though I'd like to think I am a pretty smart guy, my experience in water safety [...]