The mission of Diversity in Aquatics is to Educate, Promote, and Support swimming, water safety, and healthy aquatics activities for vulnerable populations.
Our multi-faceted non-profit...
Diversity in Aquatics is the nation’s largest network of ethnically diverse aquatic professionals, athletes, enthusiasts, and researchers joining the quest to help save lives from the global threat of drowning.
Part of our mission is to promote and increase the number of quality aquatic programs at the community level to provide hands-on and boots-on-the-ground opportunities throughout the nation.
Drowning is a global burden affecting all people, yet more than 90% of drowning deaths occur in low and middle-income countries, with drowning rates highest among children and minorities.
...with an annual convention to engage and connect...
Join us at the 2020 Diversity in Aquatics Convention presented by Diversity in Aquatics and the American Red Cross to connect with aquatic leaders from around the United States and abroad who are making an impact in the fight to reduce drowning rates worldwide.
APRIL 24-26, 2020
...and Academic initiatives to inform & enhance.
Research for Change
Diversity In Aquatics is committed to a comprehensive fight against drowning and disparity in at-risk communities. Our founders and board include leaders and emerging leaders collecting data and information to inform our activities and the actions of our partners worldwide.
This research includes deep study of statistics as well as consolidation and archives on the history of minorities and disparity in aquatics.