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Teaching Kids To Swim - Get Involved

"Prevent Drowning SD" Help Support our Vision

Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego, formerly known as the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation, believes drowning is preventable and it is our vision to teach every child in San Diego how to swim! 

Since 2009, our purpose has been simple, we do everything we can to prevent drowning and save lives of children by targeting under-served communities that need swim lessons and aquatic water and ocean safety education. With our local school, community and aquatic partners, we have impacted thousands of young people in San Diego County and made their lives safer and more enjoyable.

Over the last year, the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego funded $150,000 impacting over 10,500 people within the San Diego community. With this funding, we were able to help approximately 6,000 kids to experience swim lessons/visits to the beach along with 4,500 aquatic safety lectures.

Priority #1

WaterProofing San Diego includes funding for: 
• Aquatic safety awareness lectures 
• Learn-to-swim lessons  
• Experience first visit to the beach

Priority #2

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Program
Supporting 1,400 junior lifeguards every summer and provide annual JG scholarships for underserved children

Priority #3

Aquatic Safety and Junior Lifeguard Center
Privately fund and build a state of the art aquatic project that will be the epicenter for aquatic safety in San Diego

Help support our vision

Prevent Drowning Foundation website

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