Drowning Prevention for Parents
Drowning Prevention Events
April Pools Day
April Pools Day is an annual event whereby children and families may go to a local pool and learn valuable water safety skills and knowledge. A variety of water activities and games make this event non-stop fun for everyone!
April Pools Day was Saturday, April 20, 2013. Some pools may hold their April Pools Day event on a different day.
Learn more about April Pools Day planning and promotion.
Low-Cost Life Jacket Sale at Green Lake
Have fun and be safe around the water. Come to Green Lake in Seattle for custom-fit life jackets for the whole family. This program is in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Mustang Survival.
- When: Saturdays May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17 and September 21, 2013, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Where: Outside Green Lake Pool, 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N, Seattle, WA 98115
- $20 for infant and youth sizes (up to 90 pounds) – all styles
- $30 for teen and adult sizes – all styles
- Sizes available: infant to XXL. The person for whom the jacket is being purchased must be present for proper fitting.
- For more information, call Diane Jones, Seattle Parks, at 206-684-7440, or email her.
This statewide water safety event is for families, children and all those that want to be safe and prepared when at beaches and outdoor water facilities and on open water. Whereas April Pools Day is for swimming pool facilities, Summer Splash-Tacular is for outdoor water facilities.
The next Summer Splash-Tacular is Saturday, July 13, 2013. Some facilities may hold their Summer Splash-Tacular event on a different day.
Learn more about Summer Splash-Tacular planning and promotion.