• Water Awareness Initiative

    To create awareness through education, outreach and awareness to inspire safe water experiences.


    Life Jackets are available to "borrow for the day" at the following locations:

    Stumpy Meadows Reservoir

    Loon Lake

    Lotus-Henningsen Park (South Fork American River)


    End Drowning Now Pamphlet on Water Safety

    Swift Water Safety YouTube


    Each year we plan to improve this growing water safety program. From what we have learned this year, our 2019 program will include pool safety and dry drowning topics as well as what to do in accidental cold water immersion.

  • Cold Water Immersion

    In the Sierra Nevada's, the majority of our lakes are created from freezing cold snow melt. It's important to know what to do if you find yourself overboard.

    Cold Water Survival

    1-10-1 Simple way to remember what happens in the event of cold water immersion.