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Exciting News About the 2017 Got2Swim!

February 17, 2017 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope is excited to announce a partnership with Open Water Planet to host The 9th Annual Colin’s Hope Got2Swim 10K on Sunday, September 24, 2017 as part of the Open Water Planet Triton Swim Series. 

This partnership meets the ...

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Lost Creek Aquatics Supports Preschool Swim Safety Program

January 14, 2017 | Partnerships

Lost Creek Aquatics helped Colin’s Hope end 2016 with a bang by supporting the Preschool Swim Safety Program. This is part of a year-round partnership with LCA that also gives their swimmers quality opportunities with Colin’s Hope throughout the year ...

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Water Safety Must Be A Year Round Conversation

December 20, 2016 | Community Impact

Are you planning to travel this Holiday season? Water safety MUST be a year round conversation. This year, Texas has lost 104 children to fatal drowning. That is a 36% increase from 2015. THESE ARE PREVENTABLE. Colin’s Hope wants you ...

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Colin’s Hope Trains Home Visitors of Texas HIPPY

December 12, 2016 | Partnerships

Colin’s Hope was proud to train 140 Texas HIPPY (Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters) home visitors from across the state to take our water safety education and resources directly to parents and children in their homes! A part ...

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LTHS Athlete Ambassadors Swim for Colin’s Hope

December 9, 2016 | Partnerships

Last month, over 20 Athlete Ambassadors of the Lake Travis High School Swimming & Diving Team took on a 5000 yard challenge to raise funds for drowning prevention. These dedicated individuals pledged their time and talent to support the Colin’s ...

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Austin-Travis County EMS Releases Drowning Report

December 7, 2016 | Partnerships

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Responds to Drowning Incidents

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services has released a report analyzing 6 years of A-TCEMS data on drowning incidents (those under 19 yrs of age) here in Central Texas. This was a collaborative effort with ...

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HBMS Students Prepare Life Jackets For Area Loaner Stations

December 2, 2016 | Partnerships

On November 18, 25 Hudson Bend Middle School students prepared over 60 life jackets to be placed at area loaner stations as part of the school’s annual Day of Service.

Each year, HBMS partners with local organizations to give back their ...

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Local Preschool Children Receive Free Water Safety Lessons

November 30, 2016 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Colin’s Hope is partnering with the YMCA of Austin for the third year to provide free water safety education and swim lessons to over 600 children during the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Preschool children from Lucy Read Pre-Kindergarten, Dobie Prekindergarten ...

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Colin’s Hope Participates in Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade

November 26, 2016 | Community Impact, Partnerships

Colin’s Hope helped to lead the pack at the annual Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade. Each year, Chuy’s Restaurant hosts this event to collect brand new toys and donate them to Operation Blue Santa.

Alongside The Expedition School, The Central ...

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Colin’s Hope Got2Swim on KEYE Austin

September 3, 2016 | Promotions

The annual Colin’s Hope Got2Swim was featured by our local news station KEYE this past Thursday, September 1. The event kicked off at 7:30am, and consisted of over 60 swimmers, water guardians, and safety crew members. Beginning in the Lake ...

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