PCG: 215 certified lifeguards composed of 198 male and 17 female took their oath before the Deputy Commandant for Operations of the Philippine Coast Guard Rear Admiral Rolando D Legaspi after they completed the Basic Life Saving (BLS) Course at White House Resort, Station 1 in Boracay last Friday, October 26.

During the event, a capability exercise was performed by said lifeguards where they had demonstrated the different life saving techniques in drowning scenarios.

The Philippine Coast Guard aims to train lifeguards to equip them with the knowledge they need as first line responders to persons in a distressful situation.