Foundation Sponsors

Cressi was the title sponsor of the 2015 Ocean Swim. In addition to sponsoring the Ocean Swim, Cressi provided all of the bags, swim caps and gogles to the 500+ swimmers.  Cressi also includes the Safer 3 drowning prevention message in their product marketing. 

United States Swim School Association (USSSA) - The USSSA adopted the Safer 3 message as the model for their prevention efforts. The USSSA distributes brochures and other materials through the member schools reaching thousands of families across the United States.

Foundation Partners

CARE Ambulance Service - Safer 3 and Care Ambulance have been working together since 2008. Care Ambulance Service represents the "Safer Response" piece of the Safer 3 message. Care provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance service to the citizens of Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Care is committed to educating the public about drowning prevention with their Safer 3 wrapped ambulance (Click here to see the truck. ). The Safer 3 ambulance can be seen at many Safer 3 events, including the annual Ocean Swim.

Make a Splash, an initiative of USA Swimming Foundation - As an Affiliate partner, the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation will be a “dry land” component of the Make a Splash Initiative, enhancing all that USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Local Partners do in the water for their participants. The Safer 3 Foundation will provide its educational materials to USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash Local Partners and Affiliates throughout the country, mutually supporting the two organizations’ common vision of a world without drowning.

National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) - Safer 3 and NDPA are non-for-profit organizations that have the common goal of eliminating drowning incidents. They both share common benefactors, members, officers and volunteers and thus recognize that communication, interoperability, and cooperation will help achieve a world without drowning. The NDPA uses the Safer 3 program, characters, materials and curriculum to distribute to its members and affiliates for drowning prevention education and outreach.

Consumer Product Safety Commission's Pool Safely Campaign (Pool Safely) - The Pool Safely and the Safer 3's partnership is intended to promote the Pool Safely messaging in conjunction with the Safer 3 campaign and generally collaborate on outreach, promotion and education activities in support of the Pool Safely pool and spa safety campaign. The expected benefits of the partnership is to enhance public awareness of water safety and to prevent drowning and entrapment incidents in pools and spas nationwide.

Starfish Aquatics - SAI’s mission is to reduce drowning and save lives by providing reputable and responsive aquatic safety training programs and services delivered to the public through a network of friendly, knowledgeable aquatic professionals who serve as independent training providers. Safer 3 will provide its educational materials to SAI, mutually supporting the two organizations’ common vision of a world without drowning.

Swim Safer - Swim Safer is an international partner of Safer 3. Swim Safer is the water safety message of the Swim Australia organization. Swim Australia’s mission is to develop "learn-to-swim" in Australia to its full potential; resulting in all Australians learning swimming and water safety in an enjoyable, safe way.

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