POOLaide Webinar: Engaging Youth: Developing a Junior Lifeguard Club

Originally aired April 29, 2020

Do you have a junior lifeguard club at your facility? Whether it's training for lifesaving sport competitions or simply providing life skills to youth, developing a junior lifeguard club can be the solution to many problems. 

Powerpoint Slides 

Adrian Spencer, Guardian Lifesaving Club (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Claudine Courteau-Godmaire, Rouville Surf Club (Montreal, Quebec)

Show Notes

00:00 Early start with Katie Crysdale, Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Ltd. 

28:20 Welcome & Introductions

31:00 Presentation 

1:22:50 Q & A

1:47:00 Wrap Up


Links/Sources Discussed 

Friday, April 24 webinar recording & show notes

Online Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) Certified Pool Operator (CPO) classes

Click Meeting

Free Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Sticker Signup

Paul Macias POOLaide Webinar: Aquatics on Instagram 

Farmers Branch Aquatic Center (Instagram)

All previous POOLaide webinar recordings (YouTube)

Swim Alberta

Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) Lesson Plans (Lifesaving Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories)

Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) Poster (Lifesaving Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories) 

Please login into your provincial Lifesaving Society website Members Only Area for other free resources to support your program. LSS AB & NWT has more long-term lesson plans for leadership programs (NL, SFA, LSI, Bronze, etc.) compared to Ontario.  

Pool Chasers Podcast

Katie's Episodes - 

Episode 59: What You Need to Know When Taking on Commercial Pools - Katie Crysdale, Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Ltd.

Episode 76: CPO License: Why You Should Have It & How to Use it To Your Advantage - Katie Crysdale, Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Ltd. 

YUSA Junior Lifeguard Program (must login to My YMCA Account)

Friday, April 24 webinar recording & show notes

Kelly Martinez POOLaide Webinar: Making Inservice More Realistic

Virtual Saskatchewan & Manitoba Water Safety Conference Program Guide

Virtual Saskatchewan & Manitoba Water Safety Conference Registration

POOLaide Webinar Main Page

Lakeview Aquatic Consultants (Facebook)

Lakeview Aquatic Consultants (Instagram)

Online Certified Pool Operator (CPO) class registration - US Imperial

Online Certified Pool Operator (CPO) class registration - Metric

Lakeview Aquatic Consultants email newsletter signup

Guardians Lifesaving Club (Facebook)

Swim to Survive (Lifesaving Ontario)

Swim to Survive (YouTube)

Rouville Surf Club

United States Lifesaving Association (USLA)

Lifesaving Sport (Lifesaving Society of Canada)

Lifesaving Sport (YouTube)

Rick Mercer Report (RMR): Rick & Competitive Lifesaving (YouTube)

Lifesaving Sport Trailer (YouTube)

Pool Lifesaving Sport - Everyone Can Be a Lifesaver (YouTube)

Manikin Carry (YouTube) 

Line Throw (YouTube)

Manikin Tow with Fins (YouTube)

Super Lifesaver (YouTube)

Manikin Relay (YouTube)

Obstacle Swim (YouTube)

International Lifesaving Federation (website)

International Lifesaving Federation (Facebook)

Roof collapse Facebook post (Lakeview Aquatic Consultants Facebook Page)

Sam's Boys: the History of Chicago's Leone Beach and the Legendary Lifeguard Sam Leone by Chris Serb

Become a Nipper

The Nippers Way of Life (New York Times)

Vamos Youth Costa Rica (website)

Vamos Youth Costa Rica (Facebook)

Vamos Youth Costa Rica (Instagram)

Lifesaving Sport Coach

2014 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships (YouTube)

Lifesaving World Championships Rescue 2014 (YouTube)

Rescue 2016 World Lifesaving Championships - highlights (YouTube)

POOLaide Webinar: Mermaid Camp & Lifeguard Games 

POOLaide Webinar Networking List (Google Drive)

City of Portland, Maine Resources

Junior Lifeguarding Instructor Bulletin

Basic Water Rescue Lesson Plan


For the complete POOLaide webinar schedule, please click here.

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