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  • Farhad Madani

    “Though he retired in 2010 after 27 years with the parks and recreation department of Austin, Texas, Farhad Madani isn’t spending much time lounging by the pool.

  • Red Cross Changing Fee Structure

    The new year has seen a few changes come to the American Red Cross aquatics program.

  • 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.

  • Preparing for the Worst

    In aquatics one simple truth remains paramount: The difference between success and failure is preparation.

  • Shadow Ops

    If you have been in aquatics for more than a few years, you’ve probably heard of a Shadow Guard Program.

  • New Initiative to Reduce Lightning Injuries, Deaths

    The United States Lifesaving Association, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have launched a new lifeguard lightning safety initiative.

  • It List: Training: Chula Vista Resort Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

    Chula Vista has built its comprehensive training program on two beliefs

  • NSPF Launches Massive Campaign

    The National Swimming Pool Foundation has launched a 10-year campaign to expand swim lessons for children, adults, and minorities.

  • Red Cross Still Catching Heat

    The American Red Cross launched its lower-priced swim lessons last month. But a number of operators say the fees are still too high, while others report ongoing communication and customer service issues.