England Refuses to Get in Too Deep Without a Lifeguard

It’s time for a Nanny State update from the other side of the pond:

A council has been told that the 18-inch deep pools should be subject to the same level of safety as beaches and public swimming pools.

The pools have been supervised by park attendants with life-saving training, but now officials say the paddling pools should be patrolled by trained lifeguards.

Here’s a training video the Brits are showing their kiddie-pool lifeguards:

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