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American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

By Karen White October 25, 2018 , ,

Owings Mills, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program trained 2,110 new American Red Cross Lifeguards in 2017. In recognition of this achievement and valued partnership with the American Red Cross, the company was presented with plaques for being in the top ten percent of lifeguard training providers. The Red Cross presented additional honors […]

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Cover Up!

By Karen White October 23, 2018 , ,

Maintaining Your Pool Cover The kids are back in school and the leaves are just starting to fall which means it’s time for most of us to close our pools for another season. Once you’ve taken the necessary steps to winterize your pool you’ll want to cover it with either a manual safety cover or automatic […]

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The Bold & the Recruitable

The 2018 Staffing & Recruiter Summit Baltimore, Maryland — American Pool’s Guard for Life program kicked off the 2018-2019 lifeguard recruitment season at our annual recruiting summit on October 2-3. Our lifeguard recruiters come from all over the country to learn how to seek out the “Bold and the Recruitable,” the outstanding lifeguards that make […]

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Hurricane Florence | What to do AFTER the Storm

By Megan Price September 13, 2018

With another hurricane bearing down on the coastal United States, there have been several guides and articles on the topic of preventing property damage and promoting community safety before storms hit. The importance of storing/securing loose deck equipment, chemical treatment, turning off power and protecting electrical equipment are well documented. The Association of Pool and […]

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Arm Floaties… A No Go!

By Diamond Ross June 18, 2018

It’s that time again — everyone from young to old are running… we mean walking to the nearest pool. We all love seeing families (especially the little ones!) get their swim on. With that in mind, there are a lot of dangerous elements at the pool, and believe it or not, letting kids wear floaties […]

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Are you doing it wrong?

By Diamond Ross May 9, 2018

No one likes to hear it, but when it comes to sun safety, there’s a good chance you’re doing it wrong. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), almost 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer by far. Your skin is the largest organ […]

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