2 Seconds is 2 Long to Turn Your Back on a Child in the Water.

Registration is now open for 2021 swim safe programs. help your child gain confidence in the water, and prepare your family to enjoy the water safely by participating in a program this summer.

Our Mission

The Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition is a community nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent fatal and non-fatal drownings in the Fort Worth area and beyond.

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  • Texas is #1 for pool drowning deaths
  • Tarrant County is top 3 in Texas for total and per capita pediatric drowning deaths 60% of children who drown in backyard pools are Anglo and under 4 y.o.
  • For children, drowning is the 2nd leading cause of accidental death
  • For adults, drowning is the 5th leading cause of accidental death
  • 70% of African American children, 60% of Latino children and 40% of Caucasian children have low or no swimming ability