The Safety of Your Child is YOUR Responsibility

Mission Statement:

To protect children from drowning and aquatic related injuries and disabilities by promoting safer water practices and providing premier, strategic community-wide education to residents of Broward County.


To achieve and sustain zero drowning rate for children in Broward County.

Task Force Meetings

The Broward County Drowning Prevention Task Force meets monthly. Membership is comprised of individuals, groups, organizations, academic institutions, social services, first responders, healthcare providers and aquatic professionals who are interested in or are responsible for the safety of children.

The Task Force is responsible to provide a strategy and co-ordinate drowning prevent efforts throughout Broward County under the branding of Water Smart Broward.

For more information, contact:

Florida Department of Health in Broward County