Swim Safe Sumter
Did You Know?
Swim Safe Sumter is a county wide program provided during the summer months that offers low cost swimming lessons to children 3 - 12 years of age.
Lessons in the early levels emphasize skills to make the child both comfortable and safe in the water.
- Drowning is the leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 4.
- 3 children die every day as a result of drowning.
- The highest risk of drowning for both males and females is between ages 1 to 4.
- Florida has the highest accidental drowning death rate (1.14 per 100,000) in the United States for the 1 to 4 year old age group.
For more information, please call 352-569-3149.