Are Pool Lifeguards Skilled Enough?

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The following is a story that was published by ABC News last July and clearly illustrates the need for better trained and disciplined lifeguards. It is true that experience combined with maturity does go a long way in the prevention of drownings. It also depends on the level of training… Continue reading

American Red Cross Makes Lifeguard Program Revisions

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For many years we saw training being dumbed down for lifeguards however we are beginning to see advancements in training that will hopefully raise the bar for pool lifeguards all over the nation. We still believe that despite the new changes, lifeguards need more training than the required 24 hours… Continue reading

California Lifeguard Training Regulation (SB 116028)

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Recently we have been following the stories concerning the National Aquatic Safety Company (NASCO) based in Texas with much interest and as a result has ignited our resolve to see lifeguard training regulations see the light of day in the state of California. It is our position that regulations are… Continue reading