Drowning is a Preventable Tragedy

  • Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for 1-4 year olds
  • More children in this age group die by drowning than by traffic accidents
  • In 2016 there were 106 total incidents in Orange County:
    • 39 of those were fatal
    • 61 involved swimming pools or spas*

*Source: Orange County Fire Authority 1/30/17.

Mission

To share the story of Jasper St. Clair to
educate others in the community about their role in identifying and reducing risks of drowning.

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Vision

To change the way people think about drowning prevention: Drowning is preventable. It’s our responsibility as parents, caregivers and pool owners to keep children safe.

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How You Can Help

  • Install fences and safety features on your pools and encourage others to do so.
  • Enroll your kids in early swim lessons.
  • Tell Jasper’s story to motivate people to take the steps above. Make it your personal mission to help protect other children.

Take action!

  • Follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and share our posts.
  • Learn CPR, establish water safety rules and follow them
  • Volunteer your time and talent as part of our team. This is an all-volunteer organization, and you can make a difference.