Home Pool Safety

Authorized Provider of the American Red Cross

Home Pool Safety Presentation

Length: Approximately 30 minutes

Objectives

After completing this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what steps to take to keep their family and guests safe at a home pool.
  • Describe the links in the Circle of Drowning Prevention.
  • Describe how to secure the pool area.
  • Describe the steps in the Chain of Drowning Survival.
  • Identify types of emergency equipment that should be available at a home pool.
  • Demonstrate how to perform reaching, throwing or wading assists.
  • Describe how to make a home pool party as safe as possible.
  • Explain how to call for emergency help.
  • Know what items should be kept close when pool is being used