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Help children Get Safe this summer

It is important to know how to stay safe while having fun in and around water.

Get Safe CampaignGet Safe is a campaign providing young people with the basic knowledge of how to help in an emergency.

It's about keeping them out of danger near water while still being able to enjoy themselves.

The Get Safe campaign is aimed at children (and their parents) and tries to make children aware of the dangers posed by water.

The objectives of the campaign are to:

  • Promote and raise awareness of the importance of learning to swim and water confidence
  • Increase knowledge and practice of water safety skills
  • Raise awareness that organised, supervised water based activity can be fun and safe
  • Promote swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle and family activity
  • Provide a fun and memorable experience
  • Raise awareness of water safety for all of the school children taking part and, by association, their parents
  • Raise awareness of water safety in all of the participating schools
  • Provide a focus on water safety for children at the leisure centres and pools who are hosting the events

Selected events are being held around the country, where youngsters are taught everything from how they can spot the dangers themselves to how to act in an emergency.

Parents can learn more about how to keep their children safe with our water safety tips or children can visit our water safety pages for under-16s.

2013 Registration closed

Thank you for visiting the Get Safe webpage, the Get Safe registration for 2013 is now closed as it has reached full capacity. 

If you have any queries then please contact get.safe@swimming.org 

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