Royal Life saving is targeting risk areas for toddler drowning deaths such as public pools. Lack of direct supervision of the parent or carer while the child was in the water has been the main factor in 70% of the drowning deaths at public pools. As a parent you have the responsibility to look after your own children - lifeguards do a great job of keeping our pools safe but they are not babysitters.
There are three key elements of active supervision:
Information provided by Royal life Saving Australia.
Sutherland Shire Leisure Centres
Sutherland Shire Council acknowledges the Dharawal speaking people who are the Traditional Custodians of the land of Sutherland Shire.Council pays respect to the Elders past and present of the Dharawal nation and extends that respect to other Aboriginal people visiting this site.
Sutherland Leisure Centres are associated with