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Jun
08
Knowledge of a Pool Lifeguard

Lifeguards know what kind of swimmer you are before you even hit the water! Lifeguards recognize potential at-risk swimmers by the way the way they approach the water. Strong swimmers will approach the water full of confidence. Confident swimmers usually enter the water in one fluid motion; they will jump, dive or even run to […]
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May
03
Minimum Lifeguard Uniform and Equipment Requirements

Lifeguard Uniform Lifeguard uniform requirements are basically the same throughout the world, men’s lifeguard board shorts, women’s lifeguard swimsuits and t-shirts printed with the words Lifeguard or guard. Board short lengths are designated by each lifeguard agency. Long board shorts can hinder leg movement and interfere with rescues. Lifeguard apparel should always be made from […]
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Apr
18
How to Choose the Right Summer Surf Camp or Jr. Lifeguard Program?

Not many people realize the benefits of sending your children to surf camp, or a professional Jr. Lifeguard program. Not only do children get the chance to interact with other kids, they learn independence and social skills in many aspects. Here is all you the information you need to make an educated decision. Junior lifeguard programs […]
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Apr
02
Why Lifeguard Uniforms are the Color they are, and how that’s Changing

Ergonomics is a fancy word for scientific studies conducted to understand the interactions of humans and other elements of a system. The ergonomics study done recently for lifeguard personnel questioned what color uniform (boardshorts or swim suits) lifeguards or other first responders should wear to be noticed in a crowd. In 2009 the study declared that […]
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Jan
29
So, You Want to Be a Lifeguard? Certification and Testing

California’s beautiful State Parks encompass over 900 miles of ocean coastlines plus thousands of miles of reservoir, lake and river shorelines. Thousands of lifeguards protect these water sources, to ensure the safety of the 50 million people, that travel to these parks each year. California’s State Parks employ around 600 seasonal lifeguards each summer. And […]
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