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Signs of Drowning

May is National Water Safety Month! As lifeguards, you already know a lot about water safety, but a refresher is always helpful! Plus, this blog can be a great resource to educate friends and family!  According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional deaths. As a lifeguard, it’s important to know what to look…

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Poster Contest!

Reveal your inner artist! May is National Water Safety month, and lifeguards are refreshed on all things water safety! Share your expertise through a pool-inspired water safety poster. Submit your poster design to be entered into our 2019 Water Safety poster contest. The winner will receive a $25 gift card to Target, and their poster will be featured on all…

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Update

Our training methods are constantly changing, adapting to the most innovative strategies necessary to prevent fatal drownings and water safety incidents. This year, the American Red Cross has updated their lifeguard training course in a few different ways. The Red Cross has updated the course to reflect the latest American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council recommendations. While there are not…

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