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Wear A Lifejacket - Safety Series

Paddling Wear A Lifejacket Infographic

Wear a lifejacket

Pros wear it!

The first sign of a rookie paddler is someone who isn't wearing their lifejacket. Experienced paddlers wear their lifejacket every single time they are out on the water.

The right fit

Adjust your lifejacket so it's snug an comfortable. Today's lifejackets come in many sizes, colors and designs for children, women and men.

Don't be a statistic

85% of fatal canoeing accidents and 48% of kayak fatalities involve people who weren't wearing a lifejacket. Don't tempt the odds!

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