Happy Birthday Water Safety!

Happy Birthday Water Safety!

104 years ago today, water safety was brought to forefront by “Commodore” Wilbert E. Longfellow with his objective: “the waterproofing of America” through the formation of the Red Cross Life Saving Corps. Longfellow and the Red Cross Life Saving Corps provided...
Questionable Lifeguarding

Questionable Lifeguarding

We started the year off today recertifying American Red Cross lifeguards. In other parts of the country, lifeguards not certified by the American Red Cross are gathering together to learn a dangerous tactic- abdominal thrusts on a drowning victim while in the water....
Aquatics Training

Aquatics Training

As we close out the 100th year of water safety with the American Red Cross, we are planning our 2015 WSI and Lifeguard Trainings. If you would like to bring an aquatics course to your facility, including water safety presentations, basic water rescue, or safety...
6th Grade Save

6th Grade Save

A 6th grader is able to save another child from drowning with use of CPR. She is now being hailed a hero. See more Colorado Life Lessons has Pediatric CPR classes available to give you the skills to save a child’s life. See our calendar for complete...
Questionable Lifeguarding

Closure

We reported over the summer of a lifeguard death. The first in 100 years on Newport Beach.  Today we can say the official cause of death has been released- accidental drowning. How does a lifeguard accidentally drown? Probably the most simple answer is the victim...