The application process for our free/reduced cost swim program will begin April 1, 2017.

If your child(ren) qualify for our free/reduced cost swimming program and you are interested in receiving a guaranteed voucher, you must attend 1 adult water safety presentation that is being given by the DPC during the month of March. Please view the schedule. If you do not attend an adult water safety presentation and instead download a water safety swimming application April 1st, there is a chance that you will be placed on a waiting list.

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To prevent drowning, near-drowning and other water-related incidents in Palm Beach County by educating residents on water safety and basic rescue techniques.

The number one cause of drowning in both Palm Beach County and the U.S. is Unsupervised Water Activity.

Ages 1-4 have the highest drowning rate in Palm Beach County*.
    * based on population
    * Source: Palm Beach County Medical Examiner records and the Office of Economic and Demographic Research

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