Layers of Protection

Supervision NEVER RELY ON FLOATING DEVICES OR SWIM LESSONS TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD. SUPERVISION IS THE KEY. NEVER leave small children unattended around ANY body of water – no matter how shallow. Be aware that standing water left in buckets, wading pools, bathtubs, toilets, etc. can be dangerous to toddlers. Empty buckets or other containers…… Continue reading Layers of Protection

Drowning is Quick and Quiet, So Keep Your Eyes on Your Kids around Water

Drowning deaths increase up to 89% in the summer months Larimer County, Colorado — It’s a warm summer day and you’re at the beach, pool, or just simply near water with your kids.  Your cell phone rings and you answer it, shifting your focus from your kids to the conversation.  Good idea?  Not at all,…… Continue reading Drowning is Quick and Quiet, So Keep Your Eyes on Your Kids around Water


The American Red Cross defines hypothermia as “the cooling of the body caused by the failure of the body’s warming system.” (1) Hypothermia can lead to death, if untreated! While everyone is at risk of hypothermia, some individuals are more susceptible: (2) The elderly. Children. Individuals with lower body fat. Males because their bodies generally…… Continue reading Hypothermia

2016 Newsletter

Click for PDF version Mackenzie’s Mission institutes loaner life jacket program in Larimer County May 2016 brought the beginning of our loaner life jacket program.  Safe Kids Larimer County donated 70 life jackets of varying sizes to the program.    Without this donation our program could not have been initiated this year.  THANK YOU SAFE KIDS!… Continue reading 2016 Newsletter

First Loaner Jackets

Our first loaner jackets are being delivered to their new summer home this afternoon (May 27th).  We are so very excited that Harmony Village Mobile Park has opted to provide life jackets to the individuals to that utilize their community pool, especially since the park does not provide a life guard. Thank you  Harmony Village!…… Continue reading First Loaner Jackets

CSU SLiCE Adaptive Swim Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 8, 2015 at Keywords: (SLiCE Adaptive Swim), (Mackenzie’s Mission), (Colorado State University) Mackenzie’s Mission Joins with SLiCE Adaptive Swim for Guest Presentation * SLiCE Adaptive Swim through Colorado State University is hosting Mackenzie’s Mission to speak at their weekly swim sessions. * The presentation will cover a variety of…… Continue reading CSU SLiCE Adaptive Swim Program