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The ZAC Foundation’s vision is to create a generational change in how water safety is viewed by parents and their children.

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To advance water safety, The ZAC Foundation collaborated with some of the best community organizations across the country like the YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the American Red Cross to bring water safety education to parents, children, educators and lawmakers.

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Partner Spotlight

Name:Boys and Girls Club

Partner since: 2013

How have they made a difference: For more than a century, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) have helped put young people on the path to great futures. Nearly 4,000 Clubs serve some 4.1 million young people through membership and community outreach. We are a proud to have brought our ZAC Camps to over 10,000 children at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country.

Name:American Red Cross

Partner since: 2015

How have they made a difference: For the past 100 years, The American Red Cross has helped millions of kids, teens and adults learn how to swim and become lifeguards and instructors. We are proud to partner with the American Red Cross on it’s Centennial Campaign, which brings a unique Learn to Swim program to the city of Chicago.

Name:Pool Safely

Partner since: 2016

How have they made a difference: Pool Safely is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s national public education campaign that works with more than 1,000 partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas by serving as a call-to-action for consumers and the pool industry to adopt proven water safety steps. Pool Safely is proud to partner with The ZAC Foundation to reach more families with life-saving pool and spa safety information.


Water Safety Center

Share these tips on your social media channels to keep your community safer around water.

A is for Adult - Never let children be alone near a pool, ocean, river, lake, or river.
B is for a Barrier