Safer Beaches: Planning, Design, and Operation offers a systematic, practical approach to planning, designing, renovating, and operating all types of beaches. This authoritative reference covers the broad topics that beach managers, lifeguards, administrators, and beach enthusiasts need to know, such as safety for nonswimming beaches and swimming beaches, water quality and beach maintenance, and funding. And it delves into the finer details that will help you balance safety and beachgoers’ enjoyment.
Safer Beaches provides something rarely found in other aquatic books: practices in beach management and protection. It uses a needs-analysis approach to help you identify programming and activities that will maximize people’s experience at the beach. This practical resource will help you
• understand the planning, design, building, and operational concepts and put them to use right away;
• take the guesswork out of beach management by guiding you step by step through the decisions and considerations necessary for successful operations; and
• avoid dangerous and costly mistakes during the planning and design stages of both swimming and nonswimming beaches.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Management