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Our Mission:

The FWDPC is a community non-profit whose mission is to prevent fatal and non-fatal drownings in the Fort Worth area and beyond. We work to achieve our mission by providing no-to-low cost in-water and dry land education to families in the Fort Worth area, and well as virtual education to families everywhere.

Our Leadership

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“The FWDPC is a community organization seeking to create a lifelong impact on families in the Fort Worth area and beyond. We hope you’ll join us in our efforts to serve the community and end drownings. Be safe and stay well!”

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Our Why

  • 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 under 14, drowning is the 2nd leading cause of accidental death, and for children aged 1-4 drowning is the 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
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