Last year, 56 people drowned in Lake Michigan, said Dave Benjamin, co-founder of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, which tracks drownings and advocates for water safety.
A birthday party invitation that went viral on TikTok brought hundreds of people to a raucous celebration on a Southern California beach Saturday night, prompting police to declare an unlawful assembly and arrest nearly 150 people after they refused orders to disperse.
The Mattoon Area Family YMCA plans to offer a nseries of lifeguard courses in March, April, May and June.
ATLANTIC CITY — As the resort reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the city’s Beach Patrol chief urged residents and visitors Friday to swim only when lifeguards are on duty.
A heat wave that drives you to the shore, warm water temperature that draws you to the surf and a yellow flag “for moderate rip currents” that hints at danger, but doesn’t prevent you from swimming: These conditions can prove to be a dangerous, even deadly combination, according to research by the National Weather Service.
MULLICA TOWNSHIP — Paige Goolden had her future planned, her mom Renee said.
Whether at the beach or pool, the National Drowning Prevention Alliance suggests parents designate a water watcher or water guardian.
In a water emergency, GLSRP recommends swimmers flip, float and follow.
Brandi Mapp-Evans admits the deep end of the pool scares her.
All summer long, we head to pools, to lakes, to any body of water we can get into with our families to cool off from the heat.
FOSTER, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island nudist campground is looking for a lifeguard, and the uniform is cheap: nothing.