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Swim 24Challenge is Back!

We’re thrilled to announce the return of the 7th annual Swim 24Challenge Fundraiser on September 21 – September 22nd. After a hiatus, we’re back and ready to ignite some friendly competition and help save lives! Swim 24Challenge is an unforgettable swimming experience where teams of up to 12 people swim a 24-hour relay to raise ...

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City of San Diego Leaders Declare May as Drowning Prevention Month

Event Presentations Ahead of summer, San Diego promotes safety with drowning awareness month / Community event raises awareness about water safety / San Diego Proclaims May as ‘Prevent Drowning and Water Safety Month’ / CDC numbers show drownings have risen dramatically over last decade /San Diegans encouraged to prioritize water safety as summer approaches /San ...

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Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                        SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY UNITES FOR WATER SAFETY: WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKET TO WORK DAY AND DECLARING MAY AS DROWNING PREVENTION MONTH San Diego, CA, May 10, 2024: As the summer season approaches, the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD) and the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department ...

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Water Safety Month- Family Book Pool Project from Prevention Drowning Foundation of San Diego

2024 Water Safety and Family Book Pool Project May is Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Month, and everyone can make a difference in drowning prevention (in the water or on dry land in your library!) The Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego is seeking your support of the 2024 Water Safety Family Book Pool Project ...

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‘Pools To Schools’ Program Teaches Children To Swim

Our ‘Pools to Schools’ program teaching children to swim and bringing water safety to the classroom. This partnership with City of San Diego and San Diego Unified School District with funding support from Mental Health America, San Diego County Health and Human Services. Video / news piece by Fox5 San Diego previewing our Pools to ...

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Navigating Waves of Impact: The SDJGF To PDFSD Foundation Story

In 2008, our community faced tumultuous seas—economic downturn and looming budget cuts threatened the existence of the San Diego Junior Lifeguard program. This is where our story begins, a tale of advocacy, resilience, and the birth of the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation (SDJGF). A Sea of Challenges and a Vision Emerges Faced with the ...

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Unveiling a Fresh Chapter: Our New Website for the New Year

As we step into the dawn of a new year, we are thrilled to introduce you to our brand-new digital home. The launch of our revamped website marks not just a technological upgrade, but a commitment to enhancing your experience, fostering engagement, and sharing our journey in a more dynamic way. Aesthetics and Functionality: Where ...

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Celebrating Milestones and Community Impact

As we take a moment to reflect on the journey of the past few years, it’s impossible not to be overwhelmed with gratitude for the incredible support we’ve received from our volunteers, partners, and the amazing community that surrounds us. Every achievement, every milestone, and every life saved has been made possible through the collective ...

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ocean beach pier jump tradition wraps up for the 2023 summer

Ocean Beach Pier Jump Tradition Wraps Up For The 2023 Summer

Another incredible summer season and successful pier jump event! Thank you to all of the volunteers, parents, media, San Diego Lifeguards and most importantly the brave San Diego Junior Lifeguards for helping to make the day such an important...

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Ticket Sales Are Now Open For The Final Ob Pier Jump Fundraiser For The 2023 Summer

Are you interested in doing something adventurous while supporting a life saving cause for youth in the local San Diego community? On Monday, August 7, 2023, the public is invited to join the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD) and the...

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World Drowning Prevention Day In San Diego

An incredible morning, bringing focus to drowning preventionB in our local communities, San Diego County and Worldwide. Anyone can drown. No one should. Drowning is preventable through constant supervision, water safety education, swim instruction...

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San Diego Leaders Coming Together For World Drowning Prevention Day

On Tuesday, July 25th, local leaders from the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD), County of San Diego, City of Oceanside, and Black Star Water Polo will come together forB World Drowning PreventionB Day.B This collaborative effort brings...

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