The American Red Cross teaches people of all ages and various abilities how to swim and be safe around the water. In addition, the Red Cross provides comprehensive training for lifeguards, instructors and aquatic facility management to help protect aquatic facility patrons.
The Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute, Inc. (ATRI) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the professional development of healthcare professionals involved with aquatic therapy.
The Council acts as a consultative forum comprising the major Australian water safety and related government agencies and focuses on the presentation of key water safety issues to governments, industry and the community.
The “Bay Area Public Pool Operators Association” began in 1982 with a handful of aquatic professionals who met to discuss, share, inform and benefit from each others programs and experiences.
A website designed by passionate aquatics professionals in the Portland, Oregon area who have come together to provide a central location of drowning prevention resources for our peers.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational organization that promotes the benefits and importance of swimming as a key to fitness, good health, quality of life, and the water safety of children through the operation of its museum and library.
Jeff Ellis and Associates offers a comprehensive aquatic risk management and lifeguard training program that provides a full service client relationship for aquatic facilities.
The Lifesaving Society, Canada’s lifeguarding experts, works to prevent drownings and water-related injuries through training programs, Water Smart® public education initiatives and aquatic safety management services.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The CDC is working with public health and industry representatives across the United States to build a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). The MAHC will serve as a model and guide for local and state agencies needing guidance to update or implement standards governing the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of swimming pools and other treated recreational water venues.
NASCO offers lifeguard certification courses, aquatic risk management services and a program that facilitates the integration of the design, construction and operation phases of an aquatics facility.
The National Safe Boating Council is the foremost coalition for the advancement and promotion of safer boating through education.
Pool and Hot Tub Alliance – is a leading educator for industry, government, and academic professionals with an interest in pools, spas and aquatic facilities. Its mission is to encourage healthier living through aquatic education and research.
PAAC is a networking group for aquatics professionals in NW Oregon and SW Washington dedicated to promoting safe aquatics events and drowning prevention in our communities.
PPOA serves and supports swimming pool and waterpark operators in the US and now the developed world. It is dedicated to the betterment and national recognition of professional pool operators who excel in this profession.
The Rashtriya Life Saving Society of India is a voluntary organization dedicated to helping people to learn modern lifesaving techniques. The Society is a leading provider of training in first aid, resuscitation, water safety, life saving and lifeguarding skills in India.
Since 1977 the San Diego County Aquatic Council has worked to further aquatics in San Diego by sharing resources among aquatic professionals and advocates to ensure public safety in every body of water.
[Formally the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)] – SHAPE is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting professionals involved in physical education, recreation, fitness, sport and coaching, dance, health education and promotion, and all specialties related to achieving a healthy and active lifestyle.
SCPPOA provides a forum where professionals come together to network and exchange ideas. It also provides leadership roles in the establishment of standards of care in aquatics, aquatic education and training and aquatic experts and resources.
The Starfish Aquatics Institute offers aquatic safety and risk management services and a complete range of aquatic programs that include lifeguard training and a comprehensive swim lesson program.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s largest international trade association and leading industry advocate representing the swimming pool, spa, and hot tub industry, with a mission to enhance the business success of its members.
The Royal Life Saving Society is the governing body and leading provider of training and education in lifesaving, lifeguarding, water safety and life support skills in the United Kingdom.
The mission of the Coalition is to research, identify and promote evidence-based standards for lifeguarding and water rescue. The Coalition is a collaborative effort of the American Red Cross, the United States Lifesaving Association and the YMCA of the USA
United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) was formed to become the United States member of FINA in 1980. USAS represents the United States National Governing Bodies of aquatic sports internationally.
The United States Water Fitness Association is a non-profit, educational organization committed to excellence in educating and promoting aquatics, including water exercise.
Other companies and agencies promoting drowning prevention and the AOAP RESPECT the Water Drowning Prevention Campaign
South Bay Residential and RE/MAX Estate Properties – https://www.losangeleshomes.com/swimming-safety-guide/