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Kids Don't Float

Alaska's award winning Kids Don't Float program has become a model for educators and injury prevention specialists throughout the U.S. For more information about how to start a program in your area or to request a presentation contact our office.

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Kids Don't Float Education Program

The Kids Don't Float Education Program is a model curriculum for anyone wishing to teach boating safety concepts to children. The curriculum is comprised of several short lessons and activities, including the selection and proper use of personal flotation devices. The Kids Don't Float Ambassador program trains high school students to teach the Kid's Don't Float curriculum to young students.

To request a Kids Don’t Float class or Ambassador training contact:

Kelli Toth, Education Specialist
Office of Boating Safety
550 W. 7th Avenue, #1380
Anchorage, AK 99501-3561
(907) 269-6042 phone
(907) 269-8907 fax
email:Kelli Toth

  Alaska's boating fatalities: 9 of 10 were not wearing a life jacket, or were never found   -  5 of 6 followed a capsize, swamping, ejection, or fall overboard, into Alaska's cold water   -  9 of 10 were adult males -  9 of 10 involved boats under 26 feet in length  -  3 of 4 involved powerboats