A white "no lifeguard on duty" sign is posted below a list of pool rules on a wooden fence.

Cities boost wages, embrace ‘culture change’ to beat lifeguard shortage

BY: - July 31, 2023

Lifeguard shortages closed thousands of pools and beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic, when social distancing requirements disrupted training and rising wages lured some workers to other summer jobs. Now, some states and cities say they’re back in the swim of things, thanks to major changes in how they train, recruit and compensate lifeguards. Several states, […]