Two aquatic experts are seeking input from lifeguards for new research. Data collected will be anonymous, and the goal is to expand knowledge of lifeguarding best practices and instruction.

A short online survey from the Aquatic Safety Research Group is available at

In addition, Roy Fielding, an aquatics expert based at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is seeking data on lifeguard rescues. An online reporting tool is accessible at

To receive a free sticker promoting the database, contact Fielding at