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Improving Your Breaststroke in the Off-Season

By Nicole Tompkins | Posted November 26, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle,Uncategorized

Just because it’s not prime time for swimming doesn’t mean you can’t keep your skills sharp! Stop by your local indoor swimming pool during the off-season to practice. It’s important to keep improving your swimming skills so that you’re ready to jump back into action when lifeguarding season rolls back around. Check out these tips […]

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Stay in Shape During the Off-Season

By Nicole Tompkins | Posted October 31, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle,Uncategorized

Even though it’s not pool season, lifeguards should stay healthy and stay in shape during the off-season! Keep your swimming skills up, and keep your body healthy throughout the off-season. This way you’ll be ready to jump right back into action when lifeguarding season rolls back around. Exercise Having a scheduled exercise program that you […]

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Consider Being an Indoor Lifeguard This Winter and Fall

By Megan Price | Posted September 25, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle,Summer Jobs,Uncategorized

Just because warm weather is coming to an end doesn’t mean your lifeguarding career has to end too. If you have free time during the school semester and want to make a little extra money, consider indoor lifeguarding! Benefits of Indoor Lifeguarding Indoor and outdoor lifeguarding has virtually the same benefits. Lifeguards are always in […]

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Coping with School Stress

By Megan Price | Posted September 4, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle,Uncategorized

School is just starting back up for the fall semester. Everyone is excited to reunite with old friends and make new ones. No one, however, wants to think about the major stress that school could bring. School doesn’t have to be stressful! Taking steps towards remaining stress-free will make you a more productive student and […]

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Tips for Handling Pool Chemicals

By Megan Price | Posted August 21, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Summer Jobs,Uncategorized

It’s important for all lifeguards to be well informed and confident around chemicals. In some states lifeguards may be asked to regularly test the water quality and adjust the chlorination. That’s why all lifeguards are required to take the OSHA Chemical Handling webinar. This training teaches lifeguards how to safely work around chemicals that could […]

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College Benefits of Lifeguarding

By Megan Price | Posted August 14, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Summer Jobs,Uncategorized

College applications can offer a boatload of stress. Figuring out what makes you a good candidate can be difficult. Good grades and SAT scores are important factors, but colleges consider so much more when choosing their incoming students. That’s why you have to stand out beyond a good SAT score and GPA. Extracurricular activities outside […]

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What to Do During Summer Storms

By Megan Price | Posted August 7, 2019 in Lifeguard Job,Summer Jobs,Uncategorized

Blue skies and perfect weather are ideal for pool days. However, that can’t be the case every single day. Summer storms happen. When they do, it’s your job as a lifeguard to keep everyone safe at your pool. There are different measures that you should take in different weather situations. Here’s what you need to […]

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