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Aquatic Resources in Central Florida
Swim with Becky and Friends is dedicated to ensuring all children can learn to swim, regardless of their location or schedule.
The following are affiliated certified aquatics instruction providers in the Florida area:
Aquatic Resources Out of State
Drowning information sites
Centers for Disease Control
Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States.
World Health Organization
Drowning Key Facts
Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths.
Children, males and individuals with increased access to water are most at risk of drowning.
Not Out of the Water
Did you know drowning...
... can continue after leaving the water. Over the past year you may have heard the terms near, dry, wet, delayed, or secondary drowning being used to describe drowning events where symptoms occurred after leaving water.
Facts about drowning
What is drowning?
Drowning is defined as “the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in liquid.” Drowning results in three outcomes:
No Brain Damage (no morbidity)
Brain Damage (morbidity)
Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for infants and children under the age of 4.
Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-14.
Drowning is the fifth-leading cause of unintentional death for people of all ages.
Source: Centers for Disease Control.