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Hello Sunrise participants,

During this time of shelter in place we wanted to bring you some water safety information to help you in your daily life. We have information for all ages.

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National Water Safety Month 


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Safe Kids Greater Sacramento
ABC's of Drowning Prevention

             A is for Adult Supervision
             B is for Barriers
             C is for CPR and Classes


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American Red Cross

FREE Longfellow Whales Tales for for children 1 - 10 years old

Longfellow WHALE Tales is taught to raise children’s awareness of safe behavior in, on and around the water. WHALE Tales is a free course that can be taught by any Aquatic Leader or Instructor or School Teacher. WHALE Tales can be taught without a pool and is a great rainy day activity for Schools, Summer Camps, and during Swimming Lessons. Download Longfellow’s WHALE Tales free resources. Click here 

FREE American Red Cross Water Safety for Parents and Caregivers Online Course

  • The course focuses on developing an awareness of the risks of drowning and how to minimize those risks, especially for young children.
  • This online course teaches parents and caregivers about the concepts of the circle of drowning prevention, water competency and the chain of drowning survival.
  • It also provides guidance for applying water safety to common environments and situations where children are most at risk for drowning
  • Click here to register for the free online course
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FREE American Red Cross Swim App

Get the most out of Red Cross swim lessons with the Swim App. Created as a companion to the newly-updated Learn-to-Swim program (including Preschool Aquatics), this app will help you keep your swimmer motivated, while providing you the latest in water safety guidance to help ensure your family stays safe in, on and around the water.

  • To download the American Red Cross swim app from the Apple app store - Click here
  • To download the American Red Cross swim app from the Google Play store - Click here


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