Six lessons lifeguards must learn

May 21, 2018 — That’s a good start, but to prevent accidents and to run a top-notch program, lifeguards and lookouts need much more than a certification card.

Camp waterfront management is complex and rewarding. Psychologist/author/trainer Dr. Chris Thurber should know, he was a camp waterfront director for over 25 years. New camp lifeguards trained in pools have many extra demands and challenges on a natural waterfront. The observations in this article will help get your aquatic staff up to speed and raise the bar of quality at your waterfront, making swimming, boating, and water play safer for all. 

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