Luckily, we know you know this. We know that as leaders within your organizations, you will be doing everything in your power to keep your water safe. We know that there will be no days off for you this weekend—you'll be on pool decks, making sure every swimmer goes home safely.
We want to help you make this weekend—and the months to come—safe. That's why, this summer, we will be launching an aquatic safety series: Not On My Watch.
Not On My Watch is our call to aquatic staff to protect all those in the water. It's meant to empower lifeguards and reinforce the significance of their role. Starting next week, we'll be sending you quick, easy to implement, aquatic safety resources, along with fun incentives, each week of the summer. Our goal is to not only provide information—but to bring us all together in pursuit of a common cause:
After the year we just lived through, our return to pools and waterfronts can and must be safe.
But what does it mean to live into this call? Here are the five pillars of professional lifeguarding, as defined in our Lifeguard Code of Conduct: