Colin’s Hope Water Guardian and Water Safety Training Course for Parents and Caregivers

Thank You for choosing to learn about water safety and drowning prevention. This comprehensive course will help you to


JUMP INTO THIS WATER SAFETY COURSE!

Learn about water safety in 3 simple steps:

  1. Watch the four water safety videos below. Each video is about 10 minutes long with a total run time of 38 minutes.
  2. Complete each lesson’s activity.
  3. Share your feedback with us!

LESSON 1: LEARN. TALK. PRACTICE. PREVENT DROWNING.

Drowning is the NUMBER 1 cause of unintentional injury-related death for children 1-4. Listen as Jeff Holst, Colin’s Dad and Co-Founder of Colin’s Hope, shares the importance of water safety and understand why everyone should learn about water safety to prevent drowning.

LESSON 1 ACTIVITY: Take the Colin’s Hope Water Safety Quiz

LESSON 2: RISKY VS. SAFER BEHAVIORS AROUND WATER

Bathtubs, backyards, pools, beaches, and lakes – All of these places have one thing in common: Water. Watch to see how each location poses a risk to young children and learn about ways you can choose safer behaviors.

LESSON 2 ACTIVITY: Complete this worksheet to reinforce the information you learned.

LESSON 3: TALK TO CHILDREN AROUND WATER SAFETY

Now that you have learned about (or have been reminded of!) a few things, get your kids involved by talking to them about water safety!

LESSON 3 ACTIVITY: Download and print a Water Safety Bookmark (Bookmark – English; Bookmark – Spanish). Talk to your children about water safety and use the bookmark to create your own set of Family Water Safety Rules.

LESSON 4: BE A WATER GUARDIAN

Practice water safety to prevent drowning. Learn how to use our Water Safety Information Card and what it means to be a Water Guardian for your children.

LESSON 4 ACTIVITY: Take this quick water safety card quiz to see how much you learned!

POST-SURVEY: Complete The Study

Complete the study and share your experience with us! Fill out this online post-survey after you have finished all four lesson videos and activities.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

YOU can prevent drowning! Use the additional resources below to learn more about water safety and keep the conversation going in your home with your family. 

BE A WATER GUARDIAN today!

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