Founded and registered in 2002 as aquatic recreation consultants and to provide water safety services, Waterpark Marketing & Management and S A Lifeguard Corporation have a number of high profile water park management contracts and lifeguard operations in place throughout South Africa. The companies are BBEEE Level 4 compliant and provide full time employment and seasonal lifeguard services to water parks, beaches and the hotel industry with a team of over 100 qualified personnel.

Serving the hospitality industry with water safety management and lifeguard deployment, the company has operations in place with Sun International, Tsogo Sun, uShaka Marine World, Legacy Hotels, Protea Hotels and Old Mutual Property Group.


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Services commenced at the original water park in SA at Durban’s Water World where the Steyn family outsourced the lifeguard operation to the company. From early beginnings in 2002 the operation has spread throughout SA and further afield to Mauritius and the Middle East. Atlantis Resort on Palm Island in Dubai utilized WMM services prior to its opening where the company provided over 250 trained personnel as the start- up team to man Aquaventure Water Park.

Wild Waves Water Park at the Wild Coast Sun opened in December 2011 under the operational management of WMM and today stands tall as the most hi-tech water park in Africa with imported adrenalin boosting rides and radio frequency access control systems.

Mafunyane Water Park in Nelspruit developed by Old Mutual Property is situated at the Riverside Mall and boasts eight slides, a kiddies river and large swimming pool in a landscaped garden setting. The water park is operated and managed by WMM by a team of water park attendants, technicians, financial administration and management personnel.


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Lifeguard Corporation


Understanding the needs of specific clients, led SALCO to focus on the deployment of lifeguards at beaches, smaller hotel pools, resorts and private estates. The client base has grown since 2002 and includes Wet n Wild @ uShaka Marine World, Durban Country Club, Johannesburg Country Club, Zimbali Estate, Prince’Grant Golf Estate, Umhlanga Sands Lifestyle Resort, Beverly Hills Hotel, Elangeni Hotel, North Beach Hotel, Sun Coast Casino and Towers, Palazzo Hotel, Drakensberg Sun and the Shimmy Club in Cape Town.

Of particular interest is the operation at Sun City and the Valley of Waves where a large team of lifeguard and medic services have provided water safety and water park management since 2002.

Outreach projects include water safety and swimming lessons at the Staff Pool at Sun City where lifeguards teach swimming to the community and Sun International staff. The French School in Johannesburg utilize SALCO services for water education and swimming instruction.