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Kids Don't Float

Alaska's award-winning Kids Don't Float Program has become a model for educators and injury prevention specialists throughout the U.S. For more information about how to start a program in your area or to request a presentation contact our office.


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Life Jacket Donations

If you have life jackets in good condition that you would like to donate to the Kids Don't Float Program, please drop them off at any location listed below.

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Alaska State Parks
Northern Area
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, Alaska
year-round during normal business hours

Alaska State Parks
Northern Area
Harding Lake SRA
between May 1-Sept. 15
during normal business hours

Alaska State Parks
Kenai Area
2181 Kachemak Drive
Homer, Alaska
Please call 235-7024 during normal business
hours before dropping off donations.

Alaska State Parks
Southeast Area
Sitka Ranger Station
3803 Halibut Point Road
Sitka, Alaska
during normal business hours

Alaska State Parks
Mat-Su Area
Finger Lakes
Mile .7 Bogard Rd.
Wasilla, Alaska

Wasilla Police Station
290 E. Herning Ave.
Wasilla, Alaska

REI
1200 A West Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, Alaska
during normal business hours


-   In the last 10 years, 105 more Alaskans died in recreational boating accidents than died in commercial fishing.   -  9 of 10 of those who died were adult males   -  5 of 6 experience a capsize or fall overboard into Alaska's cold water   -  3 of 4 involve powerboats   -  Half are in salt water, half in fresh water   -  9 of 10 involve boats under 26 feet in length