A guide to locally available pool safety devices.
Currently costs approximately R2300 for an average 8x4m pool.
Solid Safety Covers
Currently costs approximately R7500 for an average 8x4m pool.
Alarms – sensor beams over the pool or wrist alarms on the child.
Currently costs approximately R2000 for a wrist alarm kit.
Sensor beams across a pool - with a multitude of systems on the market, ranging from basic entry level systems to those using highly sophisticated technologies, it is difficult to give an average price.
Fences and self latching safety gates
Prices vary but budget for approximately R7300 for a 15m pool fence with gate..
Water wings, armbands, floating tubes etc
When it comes to drowning prevention, no pros. A flotation device secured to the child's person is a flotation aid, NOT a drowning prevention measure. Never consider your child safe with just a flotation aid.