More stories about Lifeguards

  • Lifeguards Must Act Correctly Under Stress

    Training is vital so that lifeguards can act correctly under high-stress conditions.

  • State Department Clarifies J-1 Visa Requirements

    J-1 Visa rules clarified for pool management companies

  • Essential Extrication Drills for Lifeguards

    The drills here focus on team extrication for incidents where the victim is unconscious and in need of immediate care.

  • The Power of the Secondary Lifeguard

    My boss once referred me to a quote from Aristotle,“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” and one could say that a lifeguard team is based on this wisdom.

  • In the First Person: Changing with the Times

    Clayton D. Shuck of South Suburban Parks and Recreation shares his lifeguarding experiences.

  • B. Chris Brewster

    He retired from lifeguarding in 2011, but B. Chris Brewster is just as involved in aquatic safety today as he has been for the past 25 years.

  • Dr. Frank Pia

    Frank Pia’s influence is still seen today in lifeguard training and best practices at countless pools and beaches.

  • Back to Basics

    As we move closer to summer, it’s time to energize the winter staff and get them working as a well-oiled lifeguarding machine.

  • On the Same Page

    During the past few years, the aquatics industry has promoted professionalism and attention to detail in a number of areas, including lifesaving.

  • Top 10 News Stories for 2012

    Regulation, scandal and a provocative lifeguard video rounded out the year’s top three news stories for Aquatics International readers. But wranglings over the ADA dominated headlines.