Watch Around Water

WATCH AROUND WATER

Watch Around Water (WAW) is a campaign educating the public about active supervision, and encouraging parents / guardians to take on the responsibility of this role while visiting aquatic facilities.

The campaign aim is to reduce the number of fatal and non-fatal drowning incidents and associated injuries in public aquatic facilities in Victoria within the 0-14 year age group.

Watch Around Water Policies

1. Children under 10 years:

  • Must be accompanied into the centre by a responsible parent / guardian
  • Must be constantly and actively supervised
  • Parents / guardians must position themselves to have a clear view of the child with no physical or structural barriers between them and the child / children

2. Children under 5 years:

  • Must be accompanied into the centre and the water by a responsible parent / guardian
  • Must stay within arm’s reach during recreational play activities

3. Children 10 years old and over:

  • Parents must use their knowledge of an individual child’s swimming ability and general development to determine the level of accompaniment required

Recommended Policies

Children under 10 years:

  • Maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 4 Children

Children under 5 years:

  • Maximum 1 Parent / Guardian to 2 Children

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The centre features an array of pools both indoor and outdoor, catering to leisure swimming, lap swimming, aquatic classes and swimming lessons.

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