VISIT NRPA

Water Safety Event

Water Safety Event 

May 11, 2024

Bring this important message of water safety to children and parents within your community by hosting a Water Safety Event. You local event will help us to achieve our aim of preventing water-related injuries and fatalities. Whether swimming in a backyard pool, lake, pond, or river, every resident should know the eessentials of water safety in an effort to reduce drownings.

2024 Water Safety Campaigns

Register to host your Water Safety Event!

Resources

Water Safety Handbook

Water Safety Workbook

Red Cross Longfellow's Whale Tales Video

Social Media Toolkit

CRPA Making Splash on Your Behalf!

WNPR - Where We Live
June 13, 2022 - CRPA Executive Director, Valerie Stolfi Collins, & Aquatics Co-Chair, Bailey Dailey, talk about water safety and the national lifeguard shortage and how it is effecting Connecticut.  You can listen here

Water Safety Day at the Capitol:
May 8, 2019 - CRPA was at the Capitol for Water Safety Awareness Day showcasing what we are doing to promote water safety and how our members are a leading source of drowning prevention in communities across the state:

Click the link below to view a video from the event!
http://ct-n.com/ondemand.asp?search=water%20safety%20awareness%20day

Click the link below to see Fox61's coverage of Water Safety Day:
https://fox61.com/2019/05/09/unintentional-drowning-deaths-in-connecticut-causes-growing-concern-for-water-safety/