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Lead lifeguard on tower
Lead lifeguard keeps eyes on the swimmers in the water.
Lifeguard does hand and arm signals
Lifeguards go through training exercises that includes giving hand and arm signals to other lifeguards during possible emergencies.
Two lifeguards participate in a mock rescue drill on the beach at Perdido Key.
A lifeguard rushes to help a swimmer
A lifeguard trainee trains with a rescue can used to help potential swimmers in distress.
Last updated: August 1, 2014