A lifeguards' job carries a huge amount of responsibility. But when using a community pool that responsibility also falls on the shoulder of parents. The combination of lifeguards and parents working together can help reduce potential danger when kids go swimming.
At a swimming pool trouble can happen in a blink of an eye. Emergency action plan drills are practiced daily by lifeguards at the Maroney Pool in Nacogdoches. Pool staff also meets twice a month for day long training. All this builds confidence, something you want from your child's lifeguard. Lifeguard Katie Boiles said, "Even in panic and everything I know it would still work out because it is so ingrained."