On Deck: New Safety Terminology to Rule the Pool

We are thrilled that USA Today took the initiative to run this very important article. USA Today interviewed Safer 3 and USA Swimming Foundation about the use of the terms "water-safe," "water-proof" and "drown-proof" when talking about water safety. There is always RISK around water, no matter swim abilities.

Will you join Safer 3 and the USA Swimming Foundation as we urge municipal leaders, public health officials, parks and recreation programs and other swim instruction organizations to eliminate the use of the terms "water safe," "water-proof" and "drown-proof?" A water experience can only be made safer, never completely safe.

Click here to read the article from USA Today.