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Keeping swimmers safe

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Bowling Green pool lifeguards, seated from left: Mackenzie Garrison, Elizabeth Radcliff, Megan Cunningham, Amanda Klopcic. Second row: Julie Gregory, Kylie Conrow, and Taylor Barker.

They have perhaps one of the most important jobs in Bowling Green – ensuring that visitors to the city pool are safe.

The young adults that lifeguard are part of a long-standing tradition of exceptional commitment to the safety of swimmers young and old that take a dip in the city’s pool.

With what many may deem as a “cake walk” summer gig comes tremendous responsibility. Lifeguards at the Bowling Green pool are constantly attentive to the goings-on at all ends of the pool, and quick to remind eager children to slow down and walk on the wet concrete.

To read the complete story, see this week’s Bowling Green Times.