Brochures and Handouts

Download and share the PDF brochures below to help make your community Water SMART.


Water Smart Moms – Learn the most important rules of bathtub safety, pool safety, and what other drowning hazards you should be aware of.

Water Smart Infant and Toddler Checklist – Do you know ALL the drowning risk areas around your home?

Minimum Age for Swimming Lessons – What scientific evidence exists to support setting a minimum age for swimming lessons?

Drowning and Children with Autism – Water safety and drowning prevention are critical for families of children with autism to consider.

Child Care Licensing Water Safety Forms – Swim Central Water Safety Questionnaire/Parent Education Flyer

American Red Cross – Safe Aquatic Outings – What are appropriate/minimum guidelines for licensed day care providers, elementary schools, and other child service providers to follow as they prepare for a safe aquatic outing?

American Red Cross – Water Competency – What should be the definition of water competency that addresses the specific, basic, and minimum skills needed for water safety and survival?

American Red Cross – Water Temperature for Aquatic Instruction – What is the appropriate safe temperature range for conducting aquatic programs?

Home Pool Safety Checklist – Make water safety a family tradition and inspect your home pool/spa regularly.

Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals – Pool Safety Information – Is your pool as safe as it can be? Is it in compliance with the structural, electric and plumbing codes?