Aquatic Fitness is Growing in Popularity

Why Aquatic Fitness is Growing in Popularity Physical activity grows more and more difficult with age. Luckily for today’s world of seniors (we’re looking at you, baby boomers), exercise is made possible, popular, and fun with modern-day ​aquatic fitness classes​. Fitness instructors are finding innovative […]

Red Cross Unveils New Spinal Backboard!

The American Red Cross Unveils Innovative New Spinal Backboard! The American Red Cross recently unveiled a new spinal backboard made from lightweight and stable plastic that is ideal for “lifeguard training and rescue” according to the agency’s website.  Designed by Lifeguards, the new backboard incorporates […]

Lifeguard Tips for Hot Summer

Lifeguard Tips for Hot Summer Days Believe it or not, we’re halfway through the summer. We also happen to be halfway through the hottest month of the year: July. White sands, reflective water, and the bright sun add up to a dangerous combination of unbearable […]

Trendy Lifeguard Apparel

Ideas for Trendy Lifeguard Apparel It’s no secret that lifeguard attire isn’t featured on runway shows, but that doesn’t mean you can’t sport trendy suits while on duty. In fact, there are hundreds of options to tailor your lifeguard looks to your body and your […]

The History of Lifeguarding

The History Timeline of Lifeguarding Not everyone has an inner Samaritan, but those who do have found magnificent ways to put their selfless spirits to work. Lifeguarding is a perfect example of this. In honor of National Lifeguard Day, we’re exploring the history of lifeguards. […]

Recap of Lifeguard Saves This Fourth of July

Ultimate Recap of Lifeguard Saves This Fourth of July Near and far, this past Thursday was spent with national pride as we celebrated 243 years of independence. Whether you were watching fireworks from the comfort of your home or splashing around in the ocean, a […]

Can Chlorine Give You Asthma?

Reality Check: Can Chlorine Give You Asthma? Chlorine is thought to lead to health risks, spanning anywhere from allergies to rashes to asthma. If a chlorine allergy is on your list of concerns, fear not. It’s been proven that you can’t actually be ​allergic​ to […]