Swim Smartly is Dedicated
to Teaching Individuals the Importance of Swimming
Safe and Smart in an Effort
to Prevent Drowning.
What Is Drowning?
Drowning means to die through submersion in and inhalation of water. Often times drowning happens quietly and quickly. It is also important to know that drowning can occur in any depth of water.
How Does Drowning Occur?
Drowning occurs when water comes in contact with the voice box. After an initial gasp for air, there is a period of voluntary breath holding.