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Jeff Ellis Management Official Statement about COVID-19
Thank you to our aquatic partners for taking precautions and staying safe during these unprecedented times. Remembering that COVID-19 is a serious virus and take into consideration safety for yourself and others around you. We as Jeff Ellis Management, take your facilities safety and the safety of any participants seriously. Please keep in mind that COVID-19 is transmitted through the air and not through water. Please CLICK HERE for more information. Properly maintained swimming pools, hot tubs and spas coupled with social distancing and increased facility cleaning and disinfecting procedures of surfaces outside of the pool work in combination to keep guests and staff safe. Please CLICK HERE for information pertaining to operations, maintenance and Jeff Ellis Swimming.


Manager checking air and water quality
Posted: October 26th, 2015

Public safety is the number one concern amongst commercial pool managers and lifeguards. Some of the most common safety concerns include drowning, diving and running around pools. However two other major concerns that aren't always remembered are air and water quality

Lifeguards group photo
Posted: September 3rd, 2015

Pool operators can never go too far in rewarding the lifeguards they hire. As the summer wears on, lifeguards need to stay motivated to come to work and stay alert. Proper compensation is a great place to start, but motivation doesn't always have to be money driven.

Jeff Ellis Management Lifeguards and North Lauderdale Fire-medics train together for potential drowning scenarios
Posted: August 6th, 2015

The North Lauderdale Fire Department and Jeff Ellis Management lifeguards conducted an unannounced training exercise to prepare for the summer pool season.

Clean water in swimming pool
Posted: July 15th, 2015

The most current information available from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about recreational water illnesses (RWIs) tells us we should be more aware of the steps we can take to prevent RWIs. According to the CDC, RWI outbreaks associated with swimming have significantly increased in the last two decades.

Children at pool
Posted: January 21st, 2015

There isn't a better safety precaution for children playing in pools than supervision. Supervision is an essential part of water safety. Whether you're in the backyard enjoying your own private pool or you're at a public facility where lifeguards are present, supervision is a must.

Rescue tube in front of pool
Posted: January 21st, 2015

It is essential for both private and public pools to uphold strict safety rules to ensure the safety of swimmers. Public aquatic facilities should have a lifeguard on hand to oversee that these rules are enforced and are also available when an accident occurs.

How parents can reduce pool risks for children
Posted: December 15th, 2014

One of the biggest mistakes parents make is allowing too many distractions. Whether it's making drinks, playing games, watching TV, or socializing, we've all noticed kids getting a little too aggressive or playful while the parents are distracted. In fact, inattentive parents are one of the main causes of child injuries around pools

CPR training with Jeff Ellis Management guards
Posted: November 18th, 2014

Managing an aquatic facility is a challenging task that comes with its share of risks and rewards. It's rewarding because kids and families commute to the facility seeking out fun and relaxation. However there are also risks associated with aquatic facilities and that's why there are pool safety tips that should never be ignored.

Jeff Ellis Management trained lifeguard
Posted: September 9th, 2014

Managing the everyday tasks and operations of a community pool is often a challenge. Some of the roles of a pool manager include overseeing swim classes, organizing trainings, hiring and scheduling lifeguards, performing maintenance, keeping up with safety courses, conducting evaluations, understanding pool compliance and safety procedures