"This topic is a great illustration as to why we all need to be careful in terms of terms for drowning events. The term "dry drowning" has been used in the past to describe two very different conditions: laryngospasm (which prevents water…"
"Thank you all for the updated information, I teach some small Lifeguarding In services for a couple of pools and i just make sure to point out to the guards that this does really happen that one of the most important things you need to do…"
"We do not refer to it as "dry drowning" but we do train our Lifeguards to be aware of the possibility of hypoxemia after submersion, and to listen to the lung sounds after every save where the victim reported having inhaled water, is…"
"We do not use the term or educate lifeguards on dry drowning within the new YMCA program. We follow the World Health Organization's policy and practice document: "A New Definition of Drowning: Towards Documentation and Prevention of a…"
"We are using a Foursquare check in incentive. If you check into our facility four times you get a free admission. We started this at the first of the year and have had about 15 to 20 people take advantage. We are also looking into using Groupon for…"
"Hi Lisa -
We recently purchased an inflatable from Aflex Technology. It is an obstacle course. It cost us approximately $10,000. So far we have been happy with it, but have only had it about 5 months. It is used during our weekend Recreational Swims…"
"Here's our policy regarding head lice...
HEAD LICE POLICY
CITY OF ROSEVILLE AQUATIC FACILITIES
Effective March 7, 2011
Any individuals who have head lice may not use any City of Roseville aquatic facilities until 48 hours after…"
FREE CONFERENCE ON DEMAND LAUNCHES NOVEMBER 2011After another successful year, the AQUATICS INTERNATIONAL Virtual Conference is back in 2011. The theme for this year is The Aquatics X Factor — Unleash the Power of Water. As facility-threatening budget cuts continue to plague aquatics, this conference will provide pool and waterpark professionals with vital tools, tips and information to defend themselves — and their facilities. And this year’s conference is better than ever with new a Live…See More