More stories about Department

  • Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

    Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training

  • Success With Social Media

    How to run your online pages to keep existing patrons and attract new ones

  • Turning Frowns Upside Down

    An aquatics director shows that accommodating a guest's special needs doesn't have to be as hard to meet as you might think

  • Reduce Natatorium Noise

    Get noise to take a dive with acoustic absorption panels

  • Fostering Automaticity

    This training helps new and returning lifeguards gel into a team

  • Change Is Good

    A shift to lifeguards being proactive instead of reactive decreased the number of patron complaints

  • Fear vs. Swimming

    The fear of water should be approached as a distinct issue. It doesn't automatically go away with typical swimming lessons.

  • ORP Control

    The key to understanding ORP is behind the wheel

  • Pushing Realism

    The benefits of using children in rescue drills

  • Judgment Call

    Managers realize they must teach their lifeguards critical thinking skills for emergency situations