More stories about Training

  • 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.

  • True to Life

    Well-trained lifeguards will quickly get bored with participating in the same old, tired scenarios that lifeguard instructors often rely on to confirm skills.

  • Watching for Trouble

    We practice real-life simulation trainings at all of our in-service sessions.

  • Aquatics Pros Turning to Online Education

    Distance learning is a growing trend showing no signs of stopping.

  • Keep It Real 

    Nothing will be more “real” to a lifeguard than a drowning incident.

  • Pricing, Service Still Vex Red Cross Providers

    Some Red Cross providers remain frustrated with costs and customer service despite lower learn-to-swim fees announced in February

  • Teaching 2.0:two

    Time is money; we all have to work within our labor budgets and we all want to maximize the allotted time available. 

  • Training 2.0:one

    Let’s be clear: We all have limited time, and multiple duties, responsibilities and budgets to work around

  • Creative Solutions

    Hiring and training staff members is a key responsibility for nearly three-quarters of those who responded to a December 2011 online