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Rad Tad Travels

Rad Tad Travels logoDrowning remains the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for young children in Southern Nevada. Rad Tad Travels is our water safety program committed to educating adults and children about the importance of water safety in a fun and engaging way through presentations and events. We use the Three P’s as an easy way to remember key points about water safety:

Patrol

Always designate an adult to supervise children while they are in the water. Supervisors must actively watch children any time they are in or near the water, which includes pools, bathtubs, or other bodies of water.

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Protect

Install barriers between your home and pool to ensure safety and prevent children from falling into the water, along with keeping them from entering the pool without adult permission and supervision. Examples of barriers are fences, door alarms, locks, and spa safety covers. Also lock doggie doors so children can’t crawl through them.

Prepare

Prepare children and others for emergencies that happen in and near the water. Make sure to create a water safety plan for your family, enroll children in swim lessons, take adult CPR classes, and equip your pool with proper safety equipment that includes life jackets, personal flotation devices, and rescue tools. Make sure children know how and when to call 9-1-1, as well as any information they’d need to share with EMS in an emergency.

The City of Henderson offers a wide variety of safety training classes: Water Safety Swim Clinic, Henderson Swim Academy, as well as CPR and other first-aid related classes that can help prepare your family for when they are in or around the water.

To sign up for swim lessons or any of our safety training classes, see the current issue of Henderson Happenings for more information. 


Drowning Prevention Information

One of the primary functions of our aquatics programs is to provide water safety education to the community. This includes providing education in water safety, swimming and specialty programs at our facilities and in the community.

To help prepare your children for water safety, enroll them in our swim lesson program. A complete list of classes, including learn-to-swim and CPR, can be found in the current issue of Henderson Happenings available online or at any recreation center or indoor pool.

Contact

To contact our Rad Tad Travels team, call us at 702-267-5877. For more information about our classes, swimming lessons, please contact us at one of the following locations:

Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool
250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
702-267-5824

Henderson Multigenerational Outdoor Competition Pool/Activity Pool
250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
702-267-5829

Heritage Park Aquatic Complex
310 S. Racetrack Rd.
702-267-2980

Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool
1575 C Galleria Dr.
702-267-5870


Rad Tad Water Safety

Help prepare your family for when they are in or around the water.

Three P's of water safety 

 

 

Different Waters

 

 

Around the Sun

Always stay afloat

 

 

Treat water with respect

 

 

Dangerous situations