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  • 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.

  • Suspicious Behavior

    Each year, I provide awareness training to new and returning lifeguards to help them become aware of potential sex offenders

  • Losing Focus?

    Recently we conducted a study of nine public pools in North Carolina. It reveals where managers need to focus on accidents, rescues and overall safety in their in-service training.

  • Locked Out

    I have been teaching swimming for more than 30 years. I thought I had this swim lesson thing down until a 4-year-old made me realize I still have much to learn.

  • Ready to Serve

    As operators prepare to open for a new season, many are wondering

  • Risk Takers

    All lifeguards are taught victim recognition and effective scanning

  • Red Cross Revamps Certifications

    The American Red Cross has officially launched a new water safety instructor certification program and anyone currently teaching the 2004 programs must update to the new curriculum by December.