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Elgin lifeguards compete in regional competition

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On July 15, eight Morris Memorial Pool lifeguards woke up before dawn to travel to Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels in order to compete against other lifeguarding teams in the region at the CTAA Lifeguarding Competition. Our guards competed against teams from Round Rock, Cedar Park, Schlitterbahn and more in scenarios where lifeguards were judged on their ability to identify situations that required action, communication with team members and skills at handling diverse first-aid emergencies and in-water rescues. “Competing in the lifeguard competition is a great way for our guards to experience different sides of this large aquatics industry," said Michael Gonzalez, Elgin ...

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