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Kansas Swimming Pools Facing Shortage of Qualified Lifeguards

Prospective lifeguards practice deep-water saves during a certification class at Wichita Northwest High School. (Photo by Suzanne Perez, Kansas News Service)

COVID-19 closed most swimming pools and water parks last year, but they’re reopening for the start of a new summer season. That means teams of lifeguards across Kansas will grab their shades, whistles and sunblock and get back to business. But that essential summer workforce is getting harder to find, as Suzanne Perez of the Kansas News Service reports.


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