More stories about Training

  • 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.

  • Frustration Persists with Red Cross Pricing, Service

    Some Red Cross providers remain frustrated with costs and customer service despite lower swim fees announced earlier this month.

  • Red Cross Survey May Signal Price Changes

    Officials at the American Red Cross are reviewing results of a survey meant to further address concerns over a new pricing structure.

  • Four for the Future

    Last year, I went out on a limb and made predictions about important trends that would shape 2011 for aquatics.

  • Embattled Red Cross Launches New Guard Program

    The American Red Cross will launch its updated lifeguard training program next month amid lingering customer tension and defection caused by an abrupt pricing policy change in July.