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Coping with School Stress

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 a happier person overall. Try…

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College Benefits of Lifeguarding

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 of school show colleges that…

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Lifeguard Spotlight: Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson is a guard from our Houston office who truly does it all! This is Jacob’s first season with Guard for Life, and along with being a lifeguard and full-time student, he also runs his own salsa business, Jake’s Atomic Salsa. How Jake’s Atomic Salsa Got Its Start Jacob started his salsa business when he was 12 years old….

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Get Ready for the Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July is next week! This means pools will be full of swimmers, and festivities will begin! Are you ready? Everyone loves to enjoy the pool on the Fourth of July, so get ready to be extra diligent while you’re on duty. Make sure that you’re a superstar lifeguard during your shift, but don’t forget to enjoy the…

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Hydration: Stay Cool While You Work

Lifeguarding requires spending long hours outside in the summer heat. This is why it’s ESPECIALLY important for guards to stay hydrated. Keeping hydration levels up should be a constant objective while on the job. Your health can be compromised if you neglect to hydrate regularly. Keep yourself hydrated so you can stay cool by the pool all summer long! Water…

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Why Become a Lifeguard?

For many people, summertime is the best part of the year. Schools are out, the weather is great, and you get to spend more time with friends and family. Upgrade your summer even more by taking on a lifeguarding job! Lifeguarding is a rewarding summer job with flexible hours, so you still have time to enjoy the company of your…

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