Water Smart Babies has been featured on Univision Arizona!

¡Prescripción para papás! Podría salvar la vida de sus niños en el agua.

Watch the Video

Drowning Prevention Coverage by KTVK

Watersmartbabies on CBS Early Show

Channel 12 News Covers our Prescription Swim Program


Pediatricians Prescribe Swim Lessons For Infants

There is a new initiative running through the country, aimed at lowering the number of deaths among children caused by drowning.

From 11 Alive - article by HOLLY PENNEBAKER

Read More

Doctors Write Prescriptions for Swim Lessons

PHOENIX - It's the newest prescription doctors are handing out to children - not for medicine, but a prescription for swim lessons!

From FOX 10 News - article by ALEXIS VANCE

Read More

Press Releases

Drowning Prevention Coalition Pilots New Water Safety Prescription Program

This Spring, the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona is piloting a new water safety prescription program, called Water Smart Babies (Safety Methods and Rescue Techniques).

The program was developed in Broward County, Florida, to encourage water safety education for parents of young babies during their well-check visits. These visits include a non-binding prescription for water safety classes.

The Arizona Water Smart Babies program is scheduled to roll-out in Maricopa this Fall, following with Pima County in Spring 2012, and statewide in 2013.

Read More