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  • 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.

  • To the Rescue

    Few jobs are as challenging and emotionally rewarding as being an aquatics director.

  • Watch the Watchers

    Because a drowning can happen quickly, training lifeguards to be vigilant at all times while on duty is crucial to their success.

  • Know the Drill

    Elements of the rescue(Include whether the lifeguard(s) and emergency team members were successful or unsuccessful in a particular element. Include comments as appropriate)