More stories about LifeSavers

  • On-Shift Training Ideas

    Monitor the lifeguard?s scanning time and give spontaneous feedback

  • Reaching a Higher Level

    Lifeguard in-service training programs not only can improve emergency preparedness, but also facilitate individual employee development into contributing members of the community.

  • Competitive Advantage

    As many operators quickly learn, in-service training sessions can be difficult. Sometimes the staff is not paying attention or is not too thrilled to be there.

  • Required Reading

    Thousands of dollars are spent annually on the writing and updating of employee manuals, handbooks, brochures and guides.

  • Fun Factor

    Imagine a day when your aquatics staff is not only enthusiastically attending in-service trainings, but also contributing ideas about content and structure.

  • Season Openers

    With summer right around the corner, there’s no time like the present to begin thinking about lifeguard preparations for the upcoming season.

  • Pre-Season Favorites

    Training of any kind can be referred to as a necessary evil

  • A Valuable Lesson

    One of the hardest messages to get across to young guards is the importance of staying vigilant.

  • Great Experience

    Each spring at pools across the country, aquatics administrators begin to hire lifeguards

  • Weekly Specials

    As aquatics administrators, we would all prefer to have a lifeguard staff consisting of individuals who are at least college age.