Believe it or not, getting a lifeguard certification may be one of the easiest things on the planet. The physical test is a joke, and the written test is 100% common sense. What does this mean? It means that there are a lot of so-called “lifeguards” out there that you wouldn’t want anywhere near your … More Private Lifeguards: Experience Matters
According to the CDC, about 10 people drown in the United States everyday. This staggering number leaves parents wondering what they can do to avoid the unthinkable from happening. This is how: Supervise Always have a designated adult (be it a parent or lifeguard), to keep a close watch on your children while they are … More Drowning – Preventing the Unthinkable
I remember playing on the beach as a young child; digging holes, building sand castles, and rushing into the water to wash off the sand. I loved the water, but every once in a while, something happened that left me frustrated, confused, and several meters away from shore. Although I didn’t know it then, I … More Rip Currents!