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Wausau battles lifeguard shortage; pools close early

Posted by | August 9, 2017 | Uncategorized

Laura Schulte, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

Published 3:43 p.m. CT Aug. 8, 2017Buy Photo(Photo: USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) WAUSAU – Public pools throughout Wausau may have to close during the hottest days of summer because of a shortage of lifeguards as students head back to school. A combination of college and vacation schedules has prompted the city to close pools days early, during what the Parks and Recreation Department said are some of the hottest days of the year during August Read More…

Source: http://www.wausaudailyherald.com

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City adjusts pool schedules due to lifeguard shortage

Posted by | August 7, 2017 | Uncategorized

By Heather Poltrock | Posted: Mon 9:03 AM, Aug 07, 2017  |  Updated: Mon 9:07 AM, Aug 07, 2017 WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — The Wausau parks department was forced to make some schedule adjustments to three city pools in response to insufficient lifeguard staff.The city’s website states, Schulenburg Pool is closed Aug. 7-8, Memorial Pool is closed Aug. 9-10 and Kaiser Pool is closed Aug. 11-12. The closures only affect open swim. All morning swim lessons will still be held at each pool even during the two days open swim is closed at the pool.The pools are expected operate normally next week.  Read more…

Source: http://www.wsaw.com

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Borough pools to close early

Posted by | August 7, 2017 | Lifeguard Jobs, Lifeguards

Lifeguard shortage prompts staff consolidation

EAST STROUDSBURG — The municipal pools in Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg will close a little earlier this year. A staff shortage has shortened the season by one week.Stroudsburg Borough Pool now closes August 19. The pool at Dansbury Park will close the next day. Only one facility will open at a time that weekend.“Everyone has to be consolidated at one facility for safety reasons,” said Sherry Acevedo, executive director of Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission. “We don’t want the alternative, where we would have to close even earlier.” Read more..

Source: http://www.poconorecord.com

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Another summer, another lifeguard shortage | KXAN.com

Posted by | June 7, 2016 | Lifeguards

There’s no timeline on when the closed pools will open up this summer.

Source: Another summer, another lifeguard shortage | KXAN.com

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Atlantic City doesn’t have enough lifeguards – Press of Atlantic City: Breaking News

Posted by | June 7, 2016 | Lifeguards, Open Water Lifeguards

ATLANTIC CITY — While city leaders try to close a $100 million budget deficit to stave off a state takeover, the Beach Patrol is dealing with its own shortfall that could potentially impact vacationers who enjoy the resort’s more than 3½ miles of beaches.

Source: Atlantic City doesn’t have enough lifeguards – Press of Atlantic City: Breaking News

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Lifeguard shortage hits Tri-Cities | KEPR

Posted by | June 1, 2016 | Drowning Prevention, Lifeguards, Swimming, Swimming & Diving, Swimming Pool, Water Safety

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Summer is just around the corner and our city pools are set to open in just a few weeks. However, KEPR learned about a lifeguard shortage that could impact safety.While a group of 20 teens go through lifeguard certification training at

Source: Lifeguard shortage hits Tri-Cities | KEPR

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