All Drowning Prevention Public Education and Programs through April 30, 2020 are suspended.

Applications for our free/reduced cost swim program will be accepted April 1st but not processed until given notification to do so. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate through this time period.

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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.

Seniors 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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