More stories about Drowning

  • NDPA Poised for Growth

    The National Drowning Prevention Alliance held its 2012 National Drowning Prevention Symposium last week, and organization leaders have announced big plans for continued expansion

  • Drowning Prevention Efforts Are Expanding

    As drowning becomes a bigger focus nationwide, prevention efforts are beginning to stretch outside the bounds of aquatics.

  • Work With Red Cross

    The American Red Cross has been put through the wringer in the past few months for its initial decision to change — and, in many cases, dramatically raise — pricing for its learn-to-swim programs

  • Changing Red Cross 

    The American Red Cross is making a number of changes to update its health and safety offerings, and to transform its aquatics and other life-saving programs to deliver stronger courses more consistently across the country.

  • Former Mass Pool Operators Accept Plea Deal

    Two men formerly responsible for managing operations at the Massachusetts pool where Marie Joseph drowned last June have accepted a plea deal, admitting that they allowed swimming in unsafe cloudy water conditions

  • Mass. Pool Managers Charged with Reckless Endangerment

    Two former Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation managers are facing charges of reckless endangerment of a child, in connection with the 2011 drowning death of 36-year-old Marie Joseph

  • USLA Seeks Input on Open-Water Guideline Revamp

    In the wake of the 2010 death of swimmer Fran Crippen, the United States Lifesaving Association is looking to update its guidelines on open water swimming event safety

  • Rhonda Milner

    A tragedy brought Rhonda Milner to the aquatics industry, and in less than a year, she has been able to use the power of her story to bring attention to an often overlooked killer

  • Kim Burgess

    Speaking with Kim Burgess about drowning prevention, you’d think the thousands of children who die in the water each year were her own

  • Shaun Anderson

    “A multi-tasking role model and advocate who carries a life-saving message and the imperative of diversity into regions and disciplines never before imagined …” Tha ’s how Shaun Anderson was described in front of the U.S. House of