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Children’s Board Launches Mobile Water Safety Team

In the Tampa Bay area alone, 32 children have lost their lives due to accidental drowning in the past four years. In an effort to eradicate tragedies like these from happening, the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County and community partners joined together as a Mobile Water Safety team that will bring free swim lessons to Hillsborough County youth. Please click on the image below to read the article from the Osprey Observer written by Tyler Shamlall




The Children’s Board Mobile Water Safety Team Aims to Cool Drowning Statistics in Hillsborough County During Another Hot Summer

The Children’s Board Mobile Water Safety Team aims to cool drowning statistics in Hillsborough County during another hot Summer.  Click on the image below to see the Bay News 9 coverage and learn more about this life saving program.

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If you live in an apartment complex or have a community pool in your neighborhood, please have your property manager contact Ginger Upshaw at 813-224-9622 ext. 1292. All scheduling and permissions have to be done between the property manager and Ms. Upshaw, Director of Water Safety and Mobile Swim Lessons, Tampa Metro YMCA. 

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Anyone sharing the bed with the infant can also accidentally roll over and suffocate the child – including adults, siblings, or even pets.

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