America Is Grappling With A Major Lifeguard Shortage

America is grappling with a lifeguard shortage that only gets worse every season. Golden State Lifeguards had its busiest year so far and was able to make it all work with just a skeleton crew however we are dreading what next season has in store for us in 2019. For… Continue reading

Lifeguard Instructors Having Difficulty Complying With New California Law

We would agree that lifeguards all across the board need to be held to higher standards in this nation and the state of California is changing the game for lifeguard instructors and for lifeguards which has prompted some backlash. While we welcome the new changes in the law, others are… Continue reading

Drowning Prevention To Be Focus For Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo

With more sad and tragic news of drownings including the recent drowning death of Bode Miller’s daughter (Emmy), Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo has begun to ramp up efforts to create an aggressive drowning prevention initiative in the Southern California region (San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, Ventura County region). The message… Continue reading

Craigslist Freelance Lifeguards – Friend or Foe?

Lately we have received emails from a few booked clients stating they have decided to instead go with a cheaper lifeguard from Craigslist or another fly by night company. While we respect their decision, there are some things that consumers need to know about the so-called freelance lifeguard or the… Continue reading