Another School Drowning, Another Negligent Lifeguard

We were made aware of yet another school drowning however the details surrounding this fatality are extremely troubling to say the least as you will see. This story was brought to our attention as per the Chicago Sun Times. The incident we are now bringing to you happened on January… Continue reading

A Tragic Story – Know Who You Hire!

It was three years or so ago that our office received a phone call from a local school event organizer right here in the San Fernando Valley inquiring about our private pool party lifeguard services for an upcoming school sanctioned event. In fact the inquiry was for a school family… Continue reading

Lifeguard Chief Castillo – Independent Auditing & Consulting

Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo of Golden State Lifeguards has announced his intention to offer independent auditing and consulting services nationwide but primarily targeting Las Vegas resorts that hire hundreds of lifeguards annually. Chief Castillo has been a staunch advocate for raising the bar among pool lifeguards through education and training,… Continue reading

The #MeToo Movement & Lifeguards

Blog written by Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo; There is no doubt that the Los Angeles born #MeToo movement is having a huge impact all across the nation as evidenced by the recent rise of sexual harassment/assault claims being made by women. The local and national news is dominated by such… 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