Lifeguard

Community Pool Parties: Safety First!

Pool parties are a great way to utilize community pools after hours. However, it’s still important to establish a few restrictions to ensure patrons and their guests have a safe swimming experience. With the weather heating up, patrons will want to enjoy the pool with family and friends. Pool parties are a highlight of the [...]

Guard for Life: Our Lifeguard Management Program

For over 30 years, American Pool has been your one-stop-shop for pool repairs, renovations, and maintenance. But did you know that we also specialize in lifeguard management? Guard for Life is the segment of American Pool that handles all of your lifeguard needs. This national program hires over 7,000 lifeguards each season! We recruit, train, [...]

Signs of Drowning

May is National Water Safety Month! It’s time to focus on best water safety practices, and determine what we can do to ensure guests’ safety while in the pool. According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional deaths. The first step to improving this statistic is to become educated [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:00:26+00:00May 13th, 2019|American Pool News, News & Insights, Uncategorized|

Commercial Pools: Preparing for Opening Day

With pool weather around the corner, it’s time to begin preparing for opening day! Guests are looking forward to enjoying your pool, so make sure your facility’s pool is safe, clean, and ready to swim in. There are a few important necessary steps towards opening your pool, and our experts at American pool have got [...]

American Pool Takes on the Dominican Republic! – International Lifeguard Training

At American Pool, we take pool safety and lifeguard training seriously! This past February, our very own Corporate Safety Director, Sabraya Isaacs and four American Red Cross lifeguard instructors traveled to the Dominican Republic to train lifeguards for the upcoming 2019 summer season. Together, Sabraya Isaacs, Michael Scheetz, Nicholas Vaccarello (American Pool President's Award winner), [...]

Hiring and Retaining the Best Lifeguards

Having the right lifeguards is important for every pool environment. But let’s face it, the hiring process can be stressful! Let the pool management experts at American Pool help! We have the right tools and knowledge to successfully hire the best candidates.  Plus, once we find the right candidates we know how to keep them! [...]

Leading Generation Z in the Workplace

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John C. Maxwell Last month we kicked off American Pool’s lifeguard recruiting season at our annual Recruiters Summit. Our Guard for Life program is responsible for hiring over 7,000 domestic lifeguards throughout the U.S. every summer. More than half [...]

By |2018-11-06T09:00:07+00:00November 6th, 2018|News & Insights, Pool Management & Lifeguards, Uncategorized|

American Red Cross Recognizes American Pool as Leader in Lifeguard Training

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 [...]

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 [...]

Guard for Life: Lifeguard Appreciation Week

Each summer our guards spend long hours working in the sun protecting swimmers at the local pool. It’s no easy feat, but summer could not go on without them! We know that our guards deserve recognition, and we decided to give them a whole week of it! Lifeguard Appreciation Week is a week long series [...]