Tag Archives: Starfish Aquatics Institute

SAI Advocates for Water Smart Babies™

According to the CDC, about one in five people who die from drowning are children ages 14 and younger. Additionally, for every child who dies from drowning, another five receive emergency care for nonfatal submersion injuries. As an organization founded with the sole priority of reducing drowning and saving lives through comprehensive education and training, […]

SAI Makes Big Waves with “Children with Challenges”

Jill and Robbin White founded the Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI) with the mission to reduce drowning and save lives by providing aquatic safety training through a network of friendly, knowledgeable aquatic professionals. One of the many ways SAI has done exactly that is collaborating with the USA Swimming Foundation, USA Swimming, and the Aquatic Therapy […]

The Starfish Aquatics Institute: Making a Difference One Facility at a Time

Jill and Robin White were the proprietors of several aquatic facilities across the United States in the late 1990s and had developed their own training systems for a management services firm they operated. The greatest health risk facing users of an aquatic facility is drowning, so the Whites filled a void in the lifeguard and […]