National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart below for the
In the latest drowning data, not wearing a PFD/lifejacket
accounted for 79% of boating deaths (for which PFD information was
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