Professional Aquatics Safety Seminar

The Professional Aquatics Safety Seminar is a fast-paced, 8 hour educational program that focuses on the prevention, recognition and management of drowning and aquatic injuries. It is designed specifically for anyone with administrative, management or supervisory responsibility for any type of swimming facility, including:

  • Aquatic and Recreation Professionals
  • Lifeguard Instructors and Supervisors
  • Aquatic Facility Managers and Operators
  • Medical Professionals
  • Child Caregivers
  • Parents
  • Lifeguard, Public Safety and Rescue Personnel

The Professional Aquatics Safety Seminar is conducted entirely in a classroom setting and is presented using computer-generated slides and dramatic videotape footage and includes the following curriculum topics:

  • Physiology of Drowning
  • Risk Management, Threat Analysis and Incident Prevention
  • Legal Liability Factors
  • Aquatic Facility and Lifeguard Operations
  • Drowning and Aquatic Injury Case Studies
  • Innovations in Safety and Rescue Equipment
  • Prevention of Aquatic Spinal Injuries
  • Management of Aquatic Spinal Injuries
  • Protection from Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Basic Life Support, AED and Emergency Resuscitation Protocols

Course Schedule
The 8-hour Professional Aquatics Safety Seminar is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sign-in begins at 8:30 AM. There will be a 1-hour lunch break (on your own). Certificates are awarded to those who participate in the entire 8-hour seminar.



Required Equipment: 

Required Equipment

Course Completion: 

Continuing Education Credit
CEUs are typically available through state and/or national professional associations for participation in this course, should you wish to arrange.