Parents will be happy to know that lifeguards are rolling out across the Royal Caribbean fleet from this weekend.
In a post by Cruise Critic, the Miami-based cruise line has revealed that Oasis of the Seas will be the first ship in the fleet to be getting lifeguards. They will be joining the ship as part of a much wider water safety program which is rolling out across the fleet.
Lyan Sierra-Caro, Royal Caribbean’s manager of corporate communications told the site:
“We are a family brand, Pool-based fun is an important aspect of the cruise vacation for all guests, and we are doing everything we can to ensure they have the safest vacation possible.”
The new water safety program includes highly trained lifeguards in partnership with StarGuard Elite, Adventure Ocean 15-minute open-session water safety presentation on embarkation day, child water safety fliers at the services desk, captains announcement including water safety during the mandatory boat drill and a lot more. Water safety signs will be more noticeable and parents will be made aware that it is still important to watch their kids while in the ships’ pools.
The new program will be rolling out on the following ships on these dates:
Oasis of the Seas: Feb 26-Mar 5, Harmony of the Seas: Mar 7-11, Independence of the Seas: March 11-16, Anthem of the Seas: March 11-14, Liberty of the Seas: March 12-19, Freedom of the Seas: March 22-29, Allure of the Seas: March 23-26, Brilliance of the Seas: March 24-30, Quantum of the Seas: March 26-31, Ovation of the Seas: March 29-April 3, Navigator of the Seas: March 31-April 5, Serenade of the Seas: March 31-April 7, Jewel of the Seas: March 31-April 4, Rhapsody of the Seas: April 5-8, Majesty of the Seas: April 21-24, Empress of the Seas: April 24-29, Adventure of the Seas: April 26-29, Enchantment of the Seas: May 8-12, Grandeur of the Seas: May 13-18, Explorer of the Seas: May 15-26, Mariner of the Seas: May 26-June 4, Radiance of the Seas: May 28-June 6, Voyager of the Seas: June 5-12 and Vision of the Seas: June 15-27