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Sea Tow Foundation provides tips to keep youngsters safe and happy on the water. Read more

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Need a life jacket? You can borrow an extra life jacket from the Sea Tow Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program, which now boasts over 550 life jacket loaner stations across the country. Southwest Florida locations are listed below. Read more



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Free water safety lessons aim to help prevent child drownings. Read more

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Drowning is the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in children 4 and younger. These parents are trying to change that. Read more

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Don’t be blasé with water safety. Children can drown within seconds, and a mere 1 inch of water is deep enough for an infant to drown. Read more


More young children drown in Florida than any other state. To prevent your child from being among the statistics, use multiple layers of protection. Read more