All in person DPC educational programming has been suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. However, free, land based virtual programming is available.  For updates please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Thank you!

Our Swim Application process is now closed. We hope to re-open the DPC’s free/reduced cost swim program late Fall or early Spring. Please email or call 561-616-7068 for additional information.

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PDF document 2020 Spring/Summer Newsletter​

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To prevent drowning, non-fatal 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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