Education Tracks

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Ellis Lifeguard Instructor Licensing Program (Day 1 of 3)


Original ILTP™ Instructor Training Dates: Three Days:  Saturday, Oct. 5: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday, Oct. 6: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Monday, Oct. 7: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM Renewal ILTP™ Instructor Training Date: One Day: Sunday (Oct. 6):  9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Course information: Jeff Ellis & Associates (E&A) will conduct this Lifeguard Instructor […]

StarGuard ELITE Lifeguard Instructor Development Course (Day 1 of 2)


Dates:  Sunday, Oct. 6th and Monday, Oct. 7th Times: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. What is the StarGuard IDC? The StarGuard Instructor Development Course (IDC) is designed to prepare StarGuard Instructors to provide a quality education program for lifeguards, using experiential activities based upon adult learning principles, and an emphasis on understanding and utilizing effective […]

Chat With Committee Members – Public Sector and Safety


Stop by the WWA Booth #223-324 and meet with WWA Committee leaders! They are looking forward to chatting with you on a variety of topics.

Hope Is Not An Operating Strategy: Lessons For Operators From Investigations & Legal Cases


Join us for video case studies and discussions to learn from real-life events related to aquatic safety. This session is geared toward all levels of operators from new leadership to executives. Understand the impact of decision-making at a deeper level, learn keys to emergency response, learn pro-active tools operators and executives can apply and discuss […]

Prioritizing Safety – Developing A Lifeguard Safety Team


This session will take you through developing a team to ensure safety inspections and high-level trainings are a top priority at your waterpark. Over the past several years this team transitioned from a paper process to electronic safety checks and developed an internal tracking system for work orders. This allowed for identification of areas of […]

Lifeguard Staffing Strategies