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Joint training exercise held for missing swimmers

VERONEWS.COM Several agencies participated in a joint training exercise held Tuesday morning at South Beach Park. The agencies participated in scenarios involving a missing swimmer and a swimmer in distress. The joint training helps different agencies work together smoothly and eliminates confusion when a real emergency arises. #VeroNews Posted by Nick Samuel on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Tuesday, several agencies… Read more →

Local Fitness Group Holds Fundraiser For Safer Beaches

Members of JAS Fitness held a picnic buffet at Leisure Square on March 23rd to benefit the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association and safer beaches. JAS Fitness owner/operator John Samartano has held fundraisers for local charities for years with help from his dedicated group of fitness enthusiasts. “Our group of mostly seniors love to give back to the community. Considering we… Read more →

Off Duty Rescue

Tim Capra, an off duty Vero Beach Florida lifeguard was being interviewed by Kip Brazie about trash on the beach at 6:45pm on Wednesday, March 29th when midway through the interview he noticed 2 people caught in a rip current at South Beach Park in Vero Beach. Read more →

John’s Island Club Donates Catamaran to the VBLA

Recently John’s Island Club graciously donated one of their Hobie Cat 13 foot catamarans to the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. “We think the VBLA is doing a great job with educating the public about our beaches and water safety.  We want to help out in any way we can, remarked Ken Keaton, Director of Aquatics & Safety for John’s Island Club. The VBLA will use… Read more →