Water

Resource Center

We are committed to keeping our community safe.

Affiliated Partners

Community Partners

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.I have made changes below to what is currently listed on my .com website.

The following are affiliated certified aquatics instruction providers in the Florida area:

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East
Orlando
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Largo &
Seminole 

Jenna D. Roisum

 jenna.masonsgift@gmail.com

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Longwood, Lake Mary & Altamonte Springs

Geoff Dawson

 Website

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Ormond Beach &
Daytona Beach

Aqua Journeys

Website

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Flagler Beach &
Palm Coast

Brielle Goldberg

BrielleGoldberg@gmail.com

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Sanford
Area

Swim Life 

Website

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Flagler Beach & 
Palm Coast

Sue Goldberg

Sue@myswimlife.com

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Winderemere,
Ocoee Area...

Southwest Aquatics

Website

Aquatic Resources Out of State

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San Diego, Rockland
California
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Houston & Woodlands,  Texas

Geoff Dawson

 Website

Drowning information sites

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Centers for Disease Control 

Unintentional Drowning

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.

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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.

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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.

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Critical Care Physician Shoba Srikantan, MD talks about water safety tips in an effort keep children in Central Florida safe from drowning.
 
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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:

  1. Death

  2. No Brain Damage (no morbidity)

  3. 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.