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February 1, 2019

At Cooksey’s Lifeguard and Swim Academy, a majority of our lifeguards will work for us as contracted lifeguards at private clubs. All of the private clubs that we work at are very high end. Because of their status, and the status of their members, it is both an amazing...

February 1, 2019

Our lifeguard training is a full three-day training. Prior to meeting, each lifeguard trainee will need to watch all of the Red Cross video links sent to them. These videos will include basic lifeguard skills, CPR/AED, and first aid. The Red Cross videos will help our...

February 22, 2016

Reasons why you should contract out lifeguards for your facility pool this summer:


Ensure that you have only properly trained lifeguards at your pool at all times


No worrying about scheduling, call outs, employees being sick, or lifeguards leaving you for school at the...

February 11, 2016

We get a lot of calls for private lifeguards for events with a pool where no one will be swimming. Everytime one of our lifeguards is hired for one of these parties the owner of the house asks things like:

"I know I am crazy for hiring you guys to lifeguard but I wanted...

February 2, 2016

Private swim lessons are (in the opinion of the majority; including me) the quickest way to get your child to learn how to swim or to be water safe. It all starts with a great instructor AND (most importantly) a great attitude from the parents. Yes, it does all start w...

January 28, 2016

A lot of our customers ask the same questions when trying to find the right lifeguard for hire company for their child's birthday party, school party, or even company party. The most asked questions when hiring a lifeguard for a private party or event pobably has somet...

January 28, 2016

Whenever I lifeguard at a pool party there is always one parent that sits next to the pool watching their children like a hawk. After about thirty mintues the parents always comes up to me and tells me how glad they are that I am there and how this might be the first k...

November 25, 2015

We all know that it is a pain to find a pool guy. You go through the whole process to find a new pool guy, get them out to your pool, and have them start weekly pool cleaning. You do it once and truly hope you never have to switch your pool guy and go through this proc...

November 23, 2015

Chances are if you are involved with a film shoot or production including any body of water, no matter the size, a lifeguard is required. This includes filming a lake, pool, beach scene, and even a bathtub. That is right, if you are filming a scene where someone is in...

April 15, 2015

This little "joke" is constantly made, and has probably been a source of fun since the beggining of lifeguards. You have probably heard it at least one time, if not said something of the sort yourself. For your lifeguard for hire, it isn't very funny. Your lifeguard ha...

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