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Standley Summer Safety Splash!

Standley Summer Safety Splash coming up this Sunday!B Free, Fun and Learn life saving information for the entire family11am-3pm atB Standley Aquatic CenterSponsored by: City of San Diego, San Diego Fire Department, Prevent Drowning Foundation of San...

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Ocean Beach Pier Jump Tradition Continues Celebrating The San Diego Junior Lifeguards And Jumping To Save Lives By Bringing Life Skill Opportunities To Youth In San Diego

**update** the 2nd OB Pier Jump will take place on Monday, August 7th. Tickets will open to the public on Monday, July 24th. Link to purchase tickets online will be posted on PDFSD website and social accounts.Are you interested in doing something...

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PDFSD On Kusi News Good Morning San Diego Discussing The Upcoming OB Pier Jump

Nicole McNeil, Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego President on KUSI News Good Morning San Diego talking about the OB Pier Jump event happening tomorrow, July 10, 2023.

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San Diego Junior Lifeguards Hawaii Day

Good luck to the SDJG's on Hawaii Day as they attempt to swim, run and paddle the 2,500 miles to collectively reach Hawaii. This special day highlights the Aloha Spirit for the San Diego Junior Lifeguards. bAlohab means much more than a greeting or...

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Ocean Beach Pier Jump I Fundraiser Event San Diego Community Jumping To Help Save Lives!

Join the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD) as they support the San Diego Junior Lifeguards and host their largest fundraiser of the year.

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Swim Lessons + Bridge To The Beach Event

Hage Elementary in Mira Mesa has included swim lessons in their PE education program for the past 18 years at the Ned Baumer Aquatic Center. This year these lessons were followed up with a bridge-to-beach event for eighty-two 5th grade students,...

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Learn The 5 Layers Of Protection By Npda Drown Alliance

There is no single way to prevent drowning, but you can arm yourself with the necessary prevention methods by learning the 5 Layers of Protection.

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O’Side Celebrates Surf + International Surfing Day Pier-Side Film Screening Salute To Lifeguards

June 13-17: Oceanside Celebrates Surfing! (press release)WHOUSA Surfing and Visit Oceanside, along with the Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD) and City of Oceanside are joining forces to kick off the 2023 Obside summer season with a...

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PDFSD “SD Swims” Grant Application Process

Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego is looking for local schools, non-profits, and local pools to collaborate in providing swim lessons and water safety programsB in areas throughout San Diego county, targeting those individuals who have limited...

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Celebrating Live Well San Diego Partnership + San Diego County Declaring May 19th, 2023 As “PDFSD Day”

What an incredible day at Adams County Park Pool celebrating our partnership with Live Well San Diego and having fun with the official Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day. Such a great turnout and support from the community. We look forward to...

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Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day *Photo Opportunity* To Bring Attention To The Importance Of Water Safety For Drowning Prevention Month

WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKET TO WORK DAY B *PHOTO OPPORTUNITY* B TO BRING ATTENTION TO THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER SAFETY FOR DROWNING PREVENTION MONTHWhat:B Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego (PDFSD), Live Well San Diego and Adams County Park Pool are...

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California Water Safety Strategy Launched At The 2023 California Water Safety Summit

The California Water Safety Coalition (CWSC)B has developed the California Water Safety Strategy to provide guidance on policies and priorities for state and local governments and organizations, aiming to stimulate necessary actions by local...

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