More stories about Training

  • Lifeguarding Quiz

    Aquatics International University's Lifeguarding Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of lifeguarding issues including lifeguard handbooks, certification and in-service training.

  • Ellis Expands Offerings to Nonclient Facilities 

    Jeff Ellis & Associates is growing its portfolio of services, making its International Lifeguard Training Program available to nonclient aquatics facilities, resorts, individual lifeguard instructors and more.

  • Putting on the Polish 

    The many available first aid, CPR-AED, oxygen administration, emergency response and specialty venue lifeguard training courses are obvious examples of advanced training you can provide.

  • Swim Lesson Breaks World Record

    More than 50 aquatics facilities on four continents joined forces last month to create the record-breaking lesson attempt.

  • Hometown Heroes

    Five years ago, the local Red Cross asked me to assist a lifeguard class with a special focus

  • Compatibility Issues

    I’ve always advocated the need for aquatics facilities to collaborate and coordinate lifeguard and water rescue training and emergency operations with community fire, rescue, emergency medical services (EMS) and law enforcement agencies.

  • LIFE SAVERS: INSERVICE LIFEGUARD TRAINING

    Your lifeguards scan, but do they see? Help develop essential skills of observation and response with these two exercises.

  • American Red Cross Seeking Feedback

    In preparation for the revision of its Lifeguarding portfolio, the American Red Cross is seeking feedback on its GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow course and other junior lifeguarding programs currently being used in the industry for youth ages 11 to 15

  • CPSC Pool Safely Campaign Partners with APSP

    To further the mission of its Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives public safety campaign, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has entered into a strategic partnership with theAssociation of Pool and Spa Professionals.

  • Drill, Baby, Dril

    Winter is an excellent season to polish lifeguarding skills and to brush up on some of the more challenging aspects of the job.