2019 Diversity in Aquatics Convention

April 12-14 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

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Presented by diversity in aquatics 

 
 
 
 

Participate in this one-of-a-kind convention bringing together aquatic leaders, athletes, coaches, and community supporters to help shape the future of aquatics and reduce drowning rates.

The Diversity in Aquatics Convention is the most extensive collection of diverse and passionate aquatic professionals, athletes, and enthusiasts in the United States and abroad.

Our convention provides a unique opportunity for organizations and individuals to collaborate on solutions and expand safety and programming access to targeted populations.

 

A ticket to convention pays for:

  • Admission
  • Materials
  • Activities (bring your swimsuit!)
  • Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Sunday light lunch
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Convention Hotel

 

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

1633 North Bayshore Drive
Miami, Florida 33132

For the second year in a row, we're hosting our annual convention at the beautiful conference rooms of the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. Located in the heart of downtown and intersected between the Miami Arts and Design districts, you and other attendees can enjoy engaging outside of convention activities in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. 

If you have any questions about convention, please feel free to call 571-305-2442.

If you have any questions about the hotel, contact them directly at 305-374-3900

 
 
 
 

Convention Goals

 
 
 

Educate

Provide education and research guidance to attendees on water safety education, drowning prevention, and program best-practices, activation, and growth. 

collaborate

Bring together activists, communities, and organizations to collaborate on ideas about water safety education, drowning prevention efforts, and program ideas. 

Host

Host the world's largest single-location and multi-location Tread-a-Thon in support of the International Water Safety Day Foundation and our own efforts.
 
 

Certify 

We want to certify a diverse group of Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguard Instructors to the standards of the American Red Cross. 

Recognize

Reward and recognize the men and women making an impact towards the Diversity in Aquatics mission and vision. 
 
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Experience valuable opportunities when you attend

 
 
 
Meet with aquatic leaders, athletes, coaches and community supporters whose collective influence can shape the future of aquatics.

 

Attend workshops showcasing strategies for implementation of innovative aquatic programs to increase and sustain aquatic sports competence.

 

Gain insight into best practices that can increase diverse participation and reduce drowning statistics while working with National Governing Bodies of aquatic sports under the United States Olympic Committee.

 

Participate in in-water activities each day to get hands-on experiences and make convention even more fun. 

 

Be inspired by accomplished professionals, athletes, program directors, and coaches.