Webinars and Training

Colin’s Hope is excited to offer the following online webinars. Download these at your convenience to learn more about water safety, and what you can do to share this information with children and families.

Need a training or webinar geared toward your specific agency? Contact us at info@colinshope.org, and we will work with you to create an online webinar or in-person training session that suits your needs.

If you would like a Certificate of Completion in order to count these training opportunities toward continuing education hours, please complete the form below.


Child Water Safety: Tips & Resources For You and Your Staff

Drowning is the NUMBER 1 cause of death for children ages 1-4. This means that water safety education and drowning prevention skills are critical for preschoolers. This webinar will provide educators and administrators with resources and tips that will allow their centers to easily begin creating a culture of water safety. Drowning is preventable. YOU can make a difference today.

To apply for Live Like Cati’s life jacket program, visit https://livelikecati.org/application-for-life-jackets/

Original host date: February 2022

Using the Colin’s Hope Water Safety Information Card & Water Guardian Badge

We can lower (and ultimately eliminate) drownings by equipping parents and caregivers with water safety education. Download this “Train the Trainer” style webinar to learn more about the Colin’s Hope Water Safety Information Card, and how your agency can share these life-saving tips with families in your community.

Original host date: November 2020

Introducing Water Safety To Young Children In A Classroom Setting

We can equip preschool and young school-aged children with life-saving information in fun and creative ways. This “Train the Trainer” style session focuses on games, science experiments, and activities that encourage safer behavior around water. This training session is ideal for child care center directors, curriculum coordinators, and teachers of children ages 3 through 6.

Original host date: December 2020

Virtual Water Safety Week*

Teach water safety with fun and easy-to-use activities! Colin’s Hope has several resources on its website and YouTube channel. Watch this webinar to learn about available activities and videos, and learn how to create the perfect “Water Safety Week” for kids of all ages. Visit https://www.colinshope.org/teach for additional classroom, swim school, and camp educational materials. Water Safety With Colin & Friends is a great stand-alone or supplemental tool that can be used to teach water safety anywhere.

Original host date: July 8, 2020; *This webinar is not eligible for training credit.

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