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Stay In Your Lane

By Karen White | Posted October 16, 2018 in Lifestyle,Uncategorized

A Complete Guide to Lap Swimming Etiquette Whether you’re an on-duty lifeguard or just getting your laps in, knowing a little swimming etiquette makes sure the pool stays fun for everyone. Follow these tips the next time you’re at the pool to avoid injury and have a more satisfying workout! Feet First! Best practices for […]

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Lifeguard Appreciation Week

By Diamond Ross | Posted June 26, 2018 in Lifestyle

Our lifeguards work extremely hard all summer long, which is why we want to SHOUT IT FROM THE ROOFTOPS — we appreciate you and all that you do! So it’s decided… mark your calendars — We’re giving you a whole week of praise, July 22 – July 28! American Pool’s Lifeguard Appreciation Week is an […]

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Arm Floaties… A No Go!

By Diamond Ross | Posted June 15, 2018 in Lifestyle

It’s that time again — everyone from young to old are running… we mean walking to the nearest pool. We all love seeing families (especially the little ones!) get their swim on. With that in mind, there are a lot of dangerous elements at the pool, and believe it or not, letting kids wear floaties […]

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Are you doing it wrong?

By Diamond Ross | Posted May 8, 2018 in Lifestyle

No one likes to hear it, but when it comes to sun safety, there’s a good chance you’re doing it wrong. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), almost 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer by far. Your skin is the largest organ […]

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Calling All Artists!

By Lauren Deckard | Posted May 4, 2018 in Lifestyle

Are you an American Pool Lifeguard by Day & an Artist by Night? Do you want to show off your inner artist, not just in ONE but ALL American Pool offices across the United States? We live and breathe water safety and one of our favorite months is finally here — May! May is National […]

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One Student can save the Planet…

By Lauren Deckard | Posted April 19, 2018 in Lifestyle

The end of the semester doesn’t mean the end of your old clothes. Final exams are on the way and moving out of your dorm (or your mom’s spring cleaning obsession) is next! We all know how time consuming and stressful it can be to go through your closet for spring cleaning or pack up […]

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2018 Northern Virginia Summer Aquatic Job Fair

By Lauren Deckard | Posted March 29, 2018 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle

Ready to find the perfect summer job? Are you looking for a job in Fairfax, Arlington or Loudoun County? Are you tired of sending resumes left and right and never getting an answer? If you are, come on by our 2018 Northern Virginia Summer Aquatic Job Fair. NOW HIRING Lifeguards, Pool Managers, Front Desk Attendants […]

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Top 10 Gifts for the Fish in Your Life

By Megan Price | Posted December 5, 2017 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle

The holidays are creeping up fast, and it’s officially socially acceptable to get excited! Don’t fret about what to get your water-loving friend this year — we’ve put together a list of our top 10 gifts for your fish friends and family. From swim t-shirts to on-the-go cook books, you’ll be sure to find something […]

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Thanksgiving Food Drive 2017

By Megan Price | Posted November 21, 2017 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle

The sweet smell of pumpkin pie brings many of us back to the delicious traditions of family gatherings. Thanksgiving is a time to remember how thankful we are for what we have, and celebrating that joy with family. Unfortunately, not every family is able to have the large feast many of us have been lucky […]

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Top 5 Lifeguard Costumes

By Megan Price | Posted October 9, 2017 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle

While summer will always be our favorite, we have to admit that Halloween is one of the BEST holidays! As you gear up to have a spook-tastic Halloween, take a look at our top 5 lifeguard costumes — perfect for parties with friends or collecting all of the candy.. We’ve made it easy for you […]

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