Category: VBLA

Press Release: Beachside Bonfire Fest a HUGE Success

Press Release:  For Immediate Release                                                                                                    November 7, 2019 The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association, in conjunction with the beachfront restaurants, are happy to announce that the 2019 Beachside Bonfire Fest was a roaring success. Thousands of attendees drank, ate and danced their way down the beach and Ocean Drive on the evening of November 2nd, 2019. ┬áThe prize sponsors of… Read more →

Lifeguards Recieve Some Added Protection

The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association donated a sail shade to City of Vero Beach lifeguards to help protect them from the sun at their Humiston tower.  The SPF 50 shade is a welcomed addition to the site.  It will be hung over the boardwalk increasing the shaded area from which lifeguards can observe the beach.  Read more →

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 →