2 Seconds is 2 long…

…to turn your back on a child in water.

100% of drownings are preventable and you can help.

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Our Mission

The Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition is a community nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent fatal and non-fatal drownings in the Fort Worth area and beyond.

Awareness


Education


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Our Inspiration

Xander's Story is All Too Common
in Our Communities:

  • Texas is #1 for pool drowning deaths
  • Tarrant County is top 3 in Texas for total and per capita pediatric drowning deaths
  •  60% of children who drown in backyard pools are Anglo and under 4 y.o.
  • For children, drowning is the 2nd leading cause of accidental death
  • For adults, drowning is the 5th leading cause of accidental death
  • 70% of African American children, 60% of Latino children and 40% of Caucasian children have low or no swimming ability

Our Partners

Independent Pool & Spa Service Association

Richard Sybesma
TCU Head Swim Coach
Learn-to-Swim School