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.

Drowning is A Leading Cause of Death for Children in the United States.