Lifeguard Management & Staffing

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Lifeguard Management and Staffing – Lifeguard standing with whistle

 

Hastings Water Works provides certified, professional lifeguards with the most comprehensive training and education of any lifeguard staffing company in Ohio. Our nationally recognized, award-winning lifeguards stand head and shoulders above the rest!

Each and every Lifeguard: exceeds American Red Cross standards, is re-certified each year by Hastings Water Works American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructors (other organizations require re-certification every two years), completes a leadership training course, a customer service training and must attend one hour of additional training every week to keep their skills sharp and knowledge up to date. Finally, all Hastings Water Works employees 18 years and older, must agree to an extensive criminal background check.

There is simply no better way to understand the significant and critical differences between Hastings Water Works and the others. The amount of dedication, resources, development and investments we provide for our Lifeguard staff is unprecedented and unchallenged. If integrity, unmatched quality and professional services are what you expect – look no further in Ohio, than Hastings Water Works.

Prerequisites set forth by the American Red Cross to become a certified lifeguard

300 Yard Swim (12 lengths) - At no time during the swim may a student stop or put their feet on the bottom of the pool. This is not a timed swim. You may swim freestyle, breaststroke or a combination of the two.

Retrieve Object - Students are required to swim 20 feet,  perform a feet first surface dive to a depth of 8 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface with the object, swim back to the starting point and exit the pool without using steps or a ladder.  Test must be completed in under 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Tread Water - Tread water for 2 minutes without the use of your hands. 

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