"American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual" by American Red Cross
This comprehensive manual covers all the essential skills and knowledge required for lifeguarding, including water rescue techniques, CPR, first aid, and more.
"Lifeguarding Today" by Red Cross
A modern guidebook that covers lifeguarding principles, surveillance techniques, water rescue skills, and emergency care.
"Lifeguarding: A Manual for Recreational and Competitive Swimmers" by B. Chris Brewster
This book offers a detailed guide to lifeguarding, focusing on both recreational and competitive swimming scenarios, with insights into effective lifeguarding strategies.
"Lifeguard Training Activities and Games" by Susan J. Grosse
A book that provides various training activities and games designed to enhance lifeguard skills and knowledge in an engaging way.
"Lifeguard on Duty" by Douglas Clark
A memoir by a veteran lifeguard sharing stories and experiences from the job, offering a glimpse into the challenges and rewards of lifeguarding.
"Be a Hero: The Essential Survival Guide to Active-Shooter Events" by John Geddes and Alun Rees
While not specifically about lifeguarding, this book covers essential skills for emergency situations, which can be valuable for lifeguards dealing with various crises.
"The Lifeguard in the Storm: Thoughts on Life's Storms and the Adventure of Lifeguarding" by Dave Pelzer
A book that intertwines lifeguarding experiences with broader life lessons and reflections on dealing with storms both literal and metaphorical.
"Lifeguard Management" by John Fletemeyer
This book focuses on the management aspect of lifeguarding, covering leadership, team dynamics, risk management, and organizational skills needed to oversee lifeguard operations.
"The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual: Spas, Pools, Hot Tubs, Rockscapes, and Other Water Features" by Terry Tamminen
While not solely about lifeguarding, understanding pool maintenance and potential hazards is essential for lifeguards. This book provides insights into maintaining a safe aquatic environment.
"Lifeguarding the Jersey Shore" by Karen F. Riley
A book that delves into the specific challenges and experiences of lifeguards working along the Jersey Shore, offering a regional perspective on lifeguarding.