Water Smart® Activities

Every year in Canada there are between 450 and 500 fatal drownings, but most drownings are preventable. Learn how to be Water Smart® whenever you’re in, on, or around water!

Help your children become Water Smart® from an early age by using some of the following resources before you head out in, on or around water.

Activity Book – The Boreal Besties Water Smart® Adventure to Sunshine Island

Join the Boreal Besties as they learn about water safety and have a great adventure on Sunshine Island. This activity book is available for download in both English and French. You can also purchase pre-printed copies in English from our online store as gifts, and to help support our public education efforts. This book is designed for children 6 – 10 years of age.


Water Smart® Colouring Pages

Use the following colouring pages with your children (ages 3-7) to help educate them about Water Smart® topics: