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Private lifeguard for your at home pool party


Cooksey's Lifeguard and Swim Academy

A fast-growing lifeguard firm based in Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, and Ventura County areas. We began solely with back yard swim lessons and small parties, the very next summer we hit the ground running with our direct approach to proactive water safety and child development swim lessons. We now have multiple contracts with various pool facilities, taking care of everything from managing to swim lesson equipment. We ensure that the facility is running in tip-top shape. Here at Cooksey's we believe that every child should have the opportunity to learn how to swim safely. We are excited to see the growth in the upcoming years to places outside of Southern California, and spread our knowledge to those that may not have had a chance to become water safe. 

Meet the People behind Cooksey's Lifeguard

Samual Cooksey, Owner of Cooksey's Lifeguard and Swim Academy

Samuel P. Cooksey

Founder and CEO

Samuel has been lifeguarding since 2005 and has helped run public pools, private pools, and water parks. He has taught over five hundred lifeguards during his career. Samuel continues to teach children and adults to swim and truly believes that everyone should have an opportunity learn tand be safe in any waters.


Samuel has written countless programs for many aquatic facilities that ensure staff and patron safety, and growth in new customers.  


Samuel graduated in the summer of 2011 for CSUB with a BS in Biology which he uses to continually improve on his lifeguarding practices, swim lessons, cross training, and water aerobic programs. He loves to help people stay fit, healthy and safe.

Hayley Church, Owner of Cooksey's Lifeguard and Swim

Hayley M. Church

Program Manager

Hayley has been lifeguarding since 2007 for a city in her hometown. She has lifeguarded at pools like Hurricane Harbor and CSUN Brown Center. She has her Master's degree in Recreation and is passionate about providing exceptional programming to facilities throughout Southern California. 

Hayley Believes that everyone should learn to swim from a young age to decrease pool accidents, and has dedicated her time to teaching people of all ages how to swim, from 6 months to 90 years.


She works to improve the company's procedures and programming through professional development and continuous adjusting of policies, programs, and procedures. 


“We would love to start working with you or your company today. Our team is eager to work with your busy schedule to help keep your facility safe, whether its one home or a large aquatic facility. So what are you waiting for, Contact us now!

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Samuel Cooksey, Founder

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