A young lifeguard working at Leisiurepark Balga with less than two months experience on the job has been instrumental in rescuing a young child that got into difficulty at the facility recently.

Not only was this a wonderful outcome for all involved but with support of the Community Times if featured on the front page a number of their regional newspapers.  The article promoted not only the successful rescue of the child but importantly the Watch Around Water message at a time when hot temperatures have patrons flocking to our pools.

The young man involved grew up in the Sudan and learned his swimming and survival skills through a work experience program at the facility.

Read the story at the link below.


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