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Local High School Student Videos Help Richardson Recruit Lifeguards, Creatively Address Critical Applicant Shortage
In the past few years Richardson, along with other North Texas cities and many communities nationwide, has faced a shortage of applicants for lifeguards at its public pools. Due to a lack of lifeguards in 2016, the City closed four out of its five public pools two days a week but was able to keep its largest facility, Heights Family Aquatic Center, open full-time. This year, Richardson needs to fill 74 lifeguard positions in order to keep pools open on a regular schedule throughout the summer. Read More...