Walid Korkmazia, 19, a head lifeguard with Grosse Pointe Woods, and Isabel Aubin, a lifeguard from Eastpointe, perform lifesaving techniques on an infant mannequin. Molly Lupo, of Grosse Pointe Woods, a head instructor, gave a play-by-play description of what was going on for all present to hear.

Walid Korkmazia, 19, a head lifeguard with Grosse Pointe Woods, and Isabel Aubin, a lifeguard from Eastpointe, perform lifesaving techniques on an infant mannequin. Molly Lupo, of Grosse Pointe Woods, a head instructor, gave a play-by-play description of what was going on for all present to hear.

Photo by Deb Jacques


Lifeguards train with firefighters

By: Maria Allard | C&G Newspapers | Published June 26, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Grosse Pointe Woods lifeguard team held its annual in-service training with the St. Clair Shore Fire Department June 21 at the Lake Front Park pool, located on Jefferson Avenue.

During the training, members of the senior lifeguard team acted out potential lifeguarding scenarios, which included recognizing an emergency to having emergency medical service members arrive at the pool.

When members of the Fire Department arrived, they displayed their services for the lifeguard team to observe. The annual training helps the lifeguard team learn how to prepare for and react to pote

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