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lifeguards at waterpark
July 27th, 2021

Launched in 2020 as a way to boost awareness of the hard work aquatics facilities and lifeguards do to offer recreation and exercise to a pandemic-weary public, Ellis & Associates (E&A) celebrates the second annual International Lifeguard Appreciation Day with a new contest.

children participating in swim lesson
June 13th, 2021

The annual World’s Largest Swim Lesson on June 17 is a perfect reminder to start swim lessons now.

Aquatic Life magazine cover
May 25th, 2021

Innovation, advocacy, research, technology, testing, training - forwarding the culture of safety and accountability is what E&A is known for. It’s all for one reason - to elevate swimmer safety everywhere.

EAVS operators in control room
May 11th, 2021

The new Ellis Aquatic Vigilance System ® (EAVS ®) provides end-to-end monitoring of facility activity.

AED
April 30th, 2021

Lifeguards have many responsibilities, primary of which is to prevent and recognize trouble before it becomes a life-threatening situation. Lifeguards are your first-responders, at water’s edge, vigilant and ready to put their rigorous training to work. You hope.

Juan Richards
April 23rd, 2021

After ten years of outstanding service to Ellis & Associates (E&A), Client Director Juan Richards will be moving to Dubai, assuming the role of Director of Marine and Waterpark Operations for Atlantis the Palm, the crown of the world-famous Palm Island in Dubai and home of the world's largest waterpark.

Pectora training management system
March 31st, 2021

Every E&A Client now has access to a powerful, flexible, customizable learning management system. Clients can schedule events, deliver webinars, administer quizzes, track course completion, secure signature acknowledgements, collect payment if necessary, and issue credentials - all within the secure umbrella of our enhanced Pectora Plus platform.

E&A lifeguard training guidance during COVID-19
February 23rd, 2021

When the coronavirus struck in 2020, was your lifeguard training or aquatic safety partner there for you? Did your day-to-day contact reach out to let you know that you were not alone in your search for guidance on how to safely suspend operations, maintain your facility during prolonged closure, create a re-opening plan, train your staff, protect your staff, and keep guests safe?

lifeguards doing in service training
February 17th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the entire world. Leading the fight against COVID-19 are the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Along with these agencies, many other public and private organizations from around the world are working hard to both cope with the disease and help end the pandemic emergency.