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CPR  // Posts tagged as "CPR"

25 Aug Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Big Rescue

Big Rescue

Big Rescue

Time slowed as I jumped off the wall and ran to the water. I noticed two groups of people in the water and a woman running out. A group of four was ¾ of the way out to the end of the 33rd street groin and right in the middle of the “no swimming” area. […]

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21 Apr Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Easter Tragedy

Easter Tragedy

Easter Tragedy

Easter was a beautiful day on the beach. It was sunny and warm with a light breeze with moderate surf. All the beaches were packed and the guards were busy moving them away from the rock groins and other dangerous areas. A 31 year old man and his 12 year old son walked down to […]

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16 Jun | Comments

CPR Re-Certification #3

CPR Re-Certification #3

CPR re-certification course open to all returning Lifeguards. All Lifeguards must attend one of the 3 training sessions offered during the summer season to re-certify in CPR. Sign-up sheets will be posted in GIBP. Please sign-up for only one course. Lifeguards will be paid for their time in the course. Therefore, regular attendance policies apply, […]

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09 Jun | Comments

CPR Re-Certification #2

CPR Re-Certification #2

CPR re-certification course open to all returning Lifeguards. All Lifeguards must attend one of the 3 training sessions offered during the summer season to re-certify in CPR. Sign-up sheets will be posted in GIBP. Please sign-up for only one course. Lifeguards will be paid for their time in the course. Therefore, regular attendance policies apply, […]

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02 Jun | Comments

CPR Re-Certification #1

CPR Re-Certification #1

CPR re-certification course open to all returning Lifeguards. All Lifeguards must attend one of the 3 training sessions offered during the summer season to re-certify in CPR. Sign-up sheets will be posted in GIBP. Please sign-up for only one course. Lifeguards will be paid for their time in the course. Therefore, regular attendance policies apply, […]

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07 Mar Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Tryouts

Tryouts

Tryouts

The group of young men and women radiated nervousness as they lined up on the sand. “On your mark, get set, GO!” shouted the instructor as they raced down the beach around the tower and into the water. I was about half way out to the buoy when a group of good swimmers caught me […]

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