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

Due to COVID-19 we will be cancelling our in water SwimSafe Programs and offering free online alternatives.

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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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Our Inspiration

Xander's Story is All Too Common
in Our Communities:

  • 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