Event Details

EVENT 1: SUPER LIFEGUARD TEAM

 

All competitors from each team participate and are separated into pairs competing simultaneously resulting in a combined time for one team. One lifeguard completes the swim stage which consists of a short distance swim combined with towing of submerged manikins while the second lifeguard assists with administering CPR on the last manikin removed from the water.

 

 

 

EVENT 2: 25M TEAM RELAY

 

All competitors from each team participate in a relay form and swim though a number of submerged obstacles and tow manikins over the distance, the manikin must be removed from the pool before the next swimmer starts. Teams are assessed on their overall time to complete the course.

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EVENT 3: THEORY EXAM

 

Two team members from each PLG team test their knowledge of both Lifeguarding and First Aid Knowledge. The questions are based off the information that the lifegaurd's would have learnt in their training.

 

EVENT 4: EMERGENCY SCENARIO

 

Three (3) competitors from each team respond to scenarios given to them and deal with the situation at hand. Teams are assessed based on their response to incidents involving aquatic rescue, resuscitation and public relations.

 

 
 

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A judge watching over a lifeguard pulling a swimmer from the pool at the Pool Lifeguard Challenge



 

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