Making the grade


Does the word “test” still make your blood run cold, even though you’ve been out of school for weeks, years, or (like me) decades? Here’s one better: audit. Well, our…

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Podcast: ProSlide CEO

Will Koch & Rick Hunter

We crossed the border this episode. A quick call to Ottowa (Ontario, Canada) and the CEO of ProSlide joined us for a fun chat about snow skiing, water coasters, and…

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A wave of gratitude

After two perfect-score safety audits in a row, we just had to give a big shout-out to our lifeguards and slide attendants: Congratulations to our Splashin’ Safari team, who received…

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Want a fun job?

… just add water. In this second in our series of Video Job Previews, Amanda takes you through what to expect when working at Splashin' Safari: We start accepting applications…

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Brushing up on skills

So what do you do when you're a lifeguard and the water park is closed for the season? You look for other ways to make yourself invaluable. And what might…

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What a difference 2 weeks makes

Two weeks ago, the lifeguards were training in 72-degree water. Did you know we post Splashin' Safari's average water temperature on our website? Here's the link straight to it on…

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“Are you out of your mind?!”

Lovely. My seven-year-old just hollered, “Are you out of your mind?!” to his teacher. Teachers, actually. Swim teachers, to be precise. They laughed and encouraged James to try. And off…

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Training on the high seas

Pirates in training

Training is one big yawn, right? The trainer says, “Blah, blah, blah,” while you nod politely and wonder what’s for dinner. Our lifeguards get 32 hours of training before they…

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