(April 29, 2016)-  The Cape Coral Police Department, Cape Coral Fire Department, and Cape Coral Parks and Recreation have partnered with a number of companies and organizations from our community to bring you our 5th Annual Water Safety Day on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cape Coral Yacht Club pavilion.

Our goal is to promote all aspects of water safety in our community.  We are targeting this program toward children and parents, in an effort to educate them in a fun and interesting way.  There will be classes, demonstrations, and prizes.  Vendors will also be on site to help you meet your family's safety needs.  This will be a fun and educational event for the whole family.  Here are some of the activities:

  • CPR Demonstration
  • Jet Ski Safety Demo
  • Spinal Back Boarding /Rescue Unconscious Victim Demo
  • Sun Safety
  • Safety Precautions Around the Pool
  • Kiddie Fingerprinting
  • Life Jacket Fittings/Giveaways
  • Drowning Prevention
  • Rescue Dive Gear Demo
  • “Passport Cards” to be completed at each table where kids learn a water safety lesson
  • Prizes and Giveaways (Poster Contest/Passport Card Winners/Raffle for free swim  lessons)

The following organizations will be joining us: 

  • Golisano Children’s Hospital
  • Red Cross
  • Blake Sutor Water Safety Foundation
  • Infant Survival Resource
  • JACD Foundation/Just Against Children Drowning
  • Gulf Coast Synchronized Swimmers
  • Tropical Pools
  • Life Guard Pool Safety Fence Company
  • West Marine
  • Sea Tow
  • Cape Coral Power Squadron
  • Coast Guard Auxillary
  • CERT

This event is made possible by generous donations from: Cape Coral Community Foundation, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 33, Police Benevolent Association,  LETF, Walmart, and The Boat House.

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