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noun - USLA (United States Lifesaving Association) is America's non-profit, professional association of beach lifeguards and open water rescuers and lifesaving professionals. The United States Lifesaving Association works to reduce the incidence of death and injury in the aquatic environment through public education, national lifeguard standards, training programs, promotion of high levels of lifeguard readiness, and other lifesaving means. USLA provides the Lifeguard Agency Certification Program, Aquatic Agency Response Team program, website, and conducts the annual USLA National Lifeguard Championships. USLA is the USA’s Full Member to the International Life Saving Federation.

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