Pools nationwide have suffered from a shortage of lifeguards and swim instructors and Palm Beach County is no exception. That’s why the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County are launching a pilot program that will allow lifeguards and water safety instructors to become certified for free.Continue reading New Program Aims to Increase the Number of Lifeguards in Palm Beach County
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Beach Safety: Rip Currents
According to the United States Lifesaving Association, about 100 people die from drowning in Rip Currents every year. Do you know how to spot a Rip Current — or what to do if you’re caught in one? Watch this video to learn some life-saving tips.
Tips: Tourist and Visitor Safety on our Beaches
Beaches are the number one reason visitors come to Palm Beach County – and #pbcParks wants to keep every visitor safe – on the sand and in the water.
Watch this short video for everything you need to know about staying safe while enjoying our 16 county-operated beach parks – from rip currents and lifeguard flags to sun exposure and more!
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