lifeguard lifeguard  /ˈlaɪf ˌɡɑrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents

Usage(s):

  1. Newfoundland lifeguard dogs stand by the sea at the swimming world championships in the Roman seaside resort town of Ostia, Italy, on July 25, 2009.
  2. This month millions of American kids flee the tyranny of the classroom bell for lifeguard stands, grandparents' homes and sleepaway camps.
  3. It's like a whole show of nothing but lifeguard rescues.

News

  1. Lifeguard certification courses continue this weekend

    The Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar will offer lifeguard certification courses this weekend. Courses are from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 14, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, and from 4 to 9 p.m.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bolivar Herald-Free Press

  2. Lifeguard classes offered next week

    Lifeguard classes offered SCRANTON - Three days of lifeguard and CPR certification classes will be offered at the Weston Field indoor pool beginning on Monday and continuing on Wednesday and June 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to the city Department
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune

  3. Lifeguard Master’s Umbrellas Lead in the Emergency Gear Industry

    Lifeguard Master introduces its full line of lifeguard umbrellas geared for all types of conditions, including heavy sunlight and heavy wind. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LifeguardUmbrellas/LifeguardUmbrella/prweb10819778.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "A lifeguard at the pool I used to train at was an actor so he introduced me to the business," says Dow, now 65.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Tony Dow Source: fox4kc.com

  2. "It's such a unique program that we wanted to share it with the world," McCallion said. "It's not about making everybody into a lifeguard, just about teaching survival, and it saves lives."
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Hazel McCallion Source: Toronto Star

  3. "One of the most important safety tips that we can offer is to always swim near a lifeguard," concluded Murray. "Our lifeguards are trained to deal with the rip currents. If there is no lifeguard, DO NOT go in the water."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Kate Murray Source: Locustwood Gotham Civic Homepage (blog)

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