Swimming is joyful… we want to keep it safe too.

We are fortunate and excited to continue our partnerships with the Boys and Girls Clubs across the Northeast, teaching water safety skills to children through our ZAC Camps! Keep up with our advocacy work and stay up to date with general water safety news and resources through our monthly email newsletters.

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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.

Water Safety

Infants

Children ages 0-1

Grade School

Children ages 4-10

Toddlers

Children ages 1-3

Teens

Children ages 11 and up

~4000
people
drown
each year

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Our Partners

The Foundation has partnered with programs and organizations across the country – from Austin, to Chicago, to Joint Base Andrews – to help develop and provide educational programming and resources for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Our collaboration with The ZAC Foundation has been very successful. Their support of the Red Cross Aquatics Centennial Campaign and our Swim app has helped people across the country learn how to swim and know the importance of water safety.

-Connie Harvey, Director of Centennial Initiatives for the American Red Cross
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About Us

The ZAC Foundation was established to prepare children and families for a lifetime of water safety. Zachary’s memory is the inspiration for the Foundation’s mission and activities.

Who We Are

The organization works to strengthen pool safety legislation and fund advocacy, education, and effective programming surrounding water safety.

Our Work

ZAC Camps offer children access to professional swim instruction and important lessons about water safety.