More stories about Training

  • 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

  • Changing Red Cross 

    The American Red Cross is making a number of changes to update its health and safety offerings, and to transform its aquatics and other life-saving programs to deliver stronger courses more consistently across the country.

  • Closer Examination 

    The average aquatic management staff is very busy. Staff training, including lifeguard courses, often are conducted at specific times that correspond to available instructor staff, pool space and budget.

  • Red Cross Cuts Swim Fees

    Responding to months of criticism over increased learn-to-swim fees, the American Red Cross announced Tuesday it will significantly reduce those costs.

  • What Will It Cost You?

  • Additional Discounts

    On the heels of the revised Red Cross pricing for swim lessons, the National Recreation and Park Associationhas announced two other savings options available with other providers to its members.