House Bill 402 (also known as the Edna Mae McGovern Act), which was passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp, took effect July 1, 2023. The law requires public school systems to provide information on water safety resources to families and students.

Please use the links below to learn more about water safety and to guide your discussion with your child.  Also listed below are links to assist you in finding swimming lessons locally and in the area for your child.

Water Safety Tip Links
Things to Know about Water Safety (Red Cross) –
Teaching Skills That Save Lives (YMCA) –
Local Resources for Swimming Lessons