Life Jackets

August 3rd, 2018

Pick the right lifejacket for your child.  Make sure the lifejacket is the right size for your child's weight. Lifejackets for children have weight limits. Adult sizes are based on chest measurement and body weight.

Lifejacket or PFD

  • A lifejacket holds the person wearing it upright. It can turn the person over from face-down to face-up. 
  • A personal flotation device (PFD) will keep a person floating, but not necessarily face-up. A PFD is lighter and less bulky than a  ifejacket. PFDs keep people warmer in the water because the foam in the vest is evenly distributed around the body.

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Posted on August 3rd, 2018