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Glass in Pool

I do Risk Management for five pools in Washington state. Our Aquatics Directors run programming and are industry professionals, but our fac…

Started by Rebecca Minelga in Risk ManagementLatest Reply

Motivating Lifeguards

Hello All,I supervise several indoor pools and am looking for ways to motivate our lifeguards so they don't get complacent and lazy.  We ha…

Started by Adam Thome in LifeguardingLatest Reply

Tracking Lifeguard Recertification

Hi everyone, We get questions on a very regular basis asking whether or not we're familiar with any tools that make tracking lifeguard rece…

Started by John Oliver in LifeguardingLatest Reply

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2015 NDPA Educational Conference

The 2015 NDPA Educational Conference will take place March 11-13, 2015 at the Westin in Dallas, TX. Call for speakers is open now. Online…

Started by NDPA in In the News

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Lifeguard subbing

Hi everyone. I've just stepped into my new role of aquatics coordinator/director and am trying to put in place a system for my guards to fi…

Started by Matthew Reed in Lifeguarding

4 Jul 10
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deep water swim test..and after

Hello, I was wondering what people do AFTER a person has passed their facility swim test to go to deep end, diving board, slide. In the pa…

Started by debbee lewis in Lifeguarding

6 Jun 30
Reply by Gareth Hedges

Backboard Straps

Finally time to get rid of our nylon backboard straps with plastic buckles as they continually break each and every season.  I am consideri…

Started by Nicole E. Jacobson in Lifeguarding

2 Jun 14
Reply by Joe Andrews

New program ideas?

We are currently looking into some programs to bring in new members to our facility. Currently, we have the basic array of water aerobics a…

Started by Matthew Reed in Lifeguarding

4 Jun 13
Reply by Matthew Reed

Floating Dock for Swimming Pool

We are in search of an alternative to adding an additional bulkhead to our competition swimming pool.  The idea is for more deck or walking…

Started by Jesse Benavidez in Technical Issues

2 May 22
Reply by Matthew Reed

Is Secondary Sanitation Necessary? A new STUDY sets out to prove a simple truth...

Ladies and Gentlemen: As we gear up for the Final Review and Publication of the Model Health Code, the Mandate for Secondary Sanitation fo…

Started by Clemente J. Rivera in Technical Issues

1 Apr 22
Reply by Clemente J. Rivera

New Instructor

Hi! I am starting out as an independent instructor, away from the local recreation departments, and I was wondering if anyone knew who I co…

Started by Ryan Satira in Budget and Financing

0 Apr 11

Adequate First Aid Training

Do you think that American Red Cross Lifegaurding teaches adequate first aid or do you think that the class should go further in depth?

Started by Ryan Satira in Lifeguarding

3 Apr 11
Reply by Bob Manners

Lifeguards on Cruise Ships?

As cruise ships become more elaborate, with tricked out pools and waterparks, should more be done to protect swimmers on board? One driven…

Started by erin ansley in Lifeguarding

7 Mar 25
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