Education Tracks

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Boot Scoot ‘N Boogie – Operational Safety Step By Step


Just like country line dancing, creating effective operational safety procedures that are written and taught in a detailed step by step manner elevates the long term success of the trainee. Within the step by step process, standards of performance and clear expectations will ensure the level of consistency and overall results.

Building A Lifeguard Team That Is Efficient, Effective And Built To Last


Working in the aquatics industry comes with its ups and downs. Staffing changes with the seasons and so can the dynamics of building a team that works. In this presentation we will cover the importance of lifeguard academies and trainings, how to adjust to new management styles, how to remove toxic cultures and how to […]

Keynote Session: “Stories In Leadership”


The lessons shared are pulled from life overall, and his more than 25 jobs through more than 35 years in business. Mark Rucker will be sharing both difficult and rewarding “Stories In Leadership” that span from his early career to those during his time as an executive. Rucker will cover a wide range of key […]

Chat With Committee Members – Education And Marketing


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

Blended/Virtual Learning In Today’s World


This session will look to explore blended and virtual learning as a means of providing staff training to include the use of training beyond the traditional classroom and topics. We will discuss LMS systems and their usage, available resources from the training arena and provide some tips/tricks/traps and best practices for implementing virtual and/or blended […]

Multigenerational Approach To In-Service Training


This session will provide a hands-on experience and navigate in-service training techniques for using a multigenerational approach to train staff. This session will help to identify the needs of the entire team. You’ll hear about a 360 degree approach to aquatic training using technology to simulate different scenarios. You’ll uncover creative ways to polish skills, […]

Creative Aquatic In-Service For Today’s Team


This collaborative presentation will cover creative in-service activity ideas that go outside of the normal skills practice and will help keep your staff engaged in the process of their knowledge maintenance. Some topics that will be covered will include conditioning, team building, skills practice, drills and conducting scenarios while minimizing the risk of disease exposure […]