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What is News 4 Tucson Lifesaver?

Ten years ago, KVOA launched our News 4 Tucson Lifesaver campaign after a record number of child drownings in Southern Arizona.

For this year’s Swimfest we’ve partnered up with area fire departments, E-Konomy PoolPrecious MetalImperial Pools, and Temperature Control to educate viewers on how they can prevent children from drowning.

Sign up for classes here!

Lesson dates are as follows:

  • May 16 – Northwest YMCA, 7770 N. Shannon Rd.
  • May 23 – Ott YMCA, 401 S. Prudence Rd.
  • May 30 – Flowing Wells, 4545 North la Cholla Blvd.
  • June 6 – Lighthouse YMCA, 2900 N. Columbus Blvd.
  • June 20 – Sahuarita Aquatics Center, 16230 S. Starlight View Ln.
  • June 27 – Ott YMCA, 401 S. Prudence Rd.
  • July 11 – Lohse YMCA, Lohse 60 W. Alameda St.
  • July 25 – Northwest YMCA, 7770 N. Shannon Rd.
  • Aug. 1 – Sahuarita Aquatics Center, 16230 S. Starlight View Ln.

Class times are as follows:

  • 4-4:30 p.m.: 0-2/3-5 years
  • 4:30-5 p.m.: 0-2/3-5 years
  • 5-5:30 p.m.: 0-2/6-9 years
  • 5:30-6 p.m.: 0-2/6-9 years
  • 6-6:30 p.m.: 0-2/9-12 years

Every drowning is 100% preventable. Remember the A, B, C’s of Swim Safety: A=Active adult supervision, B=Barriers, and C=Classes —­ swim lessons for children and CPR lessons for adults.

CPR2U will hold free CPR training, click here to register.

This year, be a News 4 Tucson Lifesaver and help us eliminate childhood drownings.

News 4 Tucson Staff

News 4 Tucson Staff

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