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It’s Water Safety Month

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1 to 14 and the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1 to 4. Educate your swimmer on Water Safety rules to keep them safe and happy all year long. Stop by the Front Desk and pick up a Water Safety Bookmark and a Water Safety Coloring Sheet today! You can also print a Water Safety Coloring Sheet at home!

Paddle’s Preservers For Kids: Life Jacket Drive

Has your swimmer outgrown their life jacket? Help prevent drowning by donating new or gently used life jackets. Bear Paddle will be hosting a United States Coast Guard approved life jacket drive during the month of May. Please bring life jackets to the Front Desk from Tuesday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 30.

Life Jacket Requirements:

  • USCG approved, label is on the life jacket and is legible and clear
  • All zippers, buckles, straps and other fasteners are intact and work properly
  • There are no rips, tears, or mold on the life jacket
  • The life jacket floatation foam is not damaged and the life jacket will float if placed in water