Orlando and Tampa Lifeguard for Hire Service
Golden rays of sunlight catch the foam as the waves wash the sandy beaches. Filling the air are the timeless squeals of delight as parents trek along the beach with their children in tow. Splashing and playing in the salt water, the children live the Central Florida dream. Central Florida is the “once in a lifetime experience.” From century old oaks lining the brick streets in Winter Park to the historic ranches of long horn cattle surrounding the many lakes and swamps of Osceola County, the Central Florida experience is second to none. Tourist and residents alike flock to our numerous aquatic attractions. Known as the Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando hosts a number of aquatic theme parks: Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, Discovery Cove, Wet N Wild, and Aquatica. Whether you visit the springs to see the famed manatees or watch our famous sunsets from a boat, the stories are never ending.
Create your own never ending story with Happy Swimmers USA. Give your family that “once in a lifetime experience second to none” as you join our aquatic family. Our instructors excel in providing the “magical” touch. Whether you are a new parent looking to prepare your infant for a lifetime of swimming, an adult checking off the bucket list to learn to swim, or a triathlete wanting that extra edge against the competition, Happy Swimmers USA will exceed your expectations!
Happy Swimmers Event Lifeguards is our division providing private lifeguards for pool party safety in Florida. We have a $2 million insurance policy, hire only the top qualified people, and have a full administrative staff to back you up.
Find your premier lifeguards for hire through us in the Central Florida area, including Tampa Bay, providing the best experience for protecting swimmers in your private pools or corporate events.
We are the largest private lifeguard service in the country, and locally serve the Orlando and Tampa FL area with the dedicated staff you see on this page.
Thank you for checking out Happy Swimmers, now in our 25th year keeping kids safe.
–and thank you, Orlando Lifeguard Instructor, Kimberly Lytle, for your contribution here expressing the colorfulness of greater Orlando.
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Yumi and Jere were wonderful lifeguards when they guarded our end of year pool party on Wednesday June 11 from 11-2. They were in touch with me, were on time and prepared, and were very responsible and knowledgeable. I was so happy to be able to put two adults in charge of our fourth grade class party.
Based on my experience with Yumi Temple and her cohort Jere, I would highly recommend Happy Swimmers.
Thank you for a wonderful experience. So happy we used your business.
Hi Jenn.. wow today was really scary. I had to use my first aid skills on my mom! We work at the same preschool & she had an allergic reaction & went into shock! I did everything I remembered until the paramedics came.. I really can’t thank you enough for teaching me everything I needed to know!
Everything about my experience with Happy Swimmers has been amazing! From the scheduling to the fantastic teacher they sent for my 5 and 6 year old. The instructor, Emma, had to contend with 2 very different personalities along with 2 different levels of swimming experience. She was more than equipped to deal with that and gave each child unparalleled support, encouragement and instruction. I highly recommend this service to all parents that want to give their child a great experience in being water safe!
We have three kids ages 7, 4, and 2 & 1/2. This was our second year having Happy Swimmers, with instructor Trisha Commons, come teach our kids (the two oldest) to swim. I tried another company the year before I tried Happy Swimmers and although the kids learned swim safety, they were bored and did not learn how to enjoy the pool. Trisha got our son, who did not really like swimming, having fun and by the end of last year could swim the entire length of the pool on his own.
Trisha is great with the kids and is flexible in her teaching style to work with different personalities. She is able to get the kids confident in their abilities and teaches them how to swim, but also teaches them how to have fun! I will definitely be asking Happy Swimmers and Trisha to teach the kids again next year.
I have a toddler and a pool and wanted to make sure my son learned water safety. After taking some group classes last summer, I knew I wanted more one-on-one attention at our home. This summer I reviewed several in-home companies and was impressed with Happy Swimmers approach of water safety.
Trish worked with my stubborn 2-yr old 2-3 times a week. Within the first lesson he knew how to climb out of the pool and to ask permission before getting in. Although our goal was to get him water comfortable more than “swimming”, he indeed learned to swim within a few weeks. We extended our lessons and really appreciated Trish’s approach. We will sign up again next summer. Many of our friends with children happened to be present on several lessons and I expect they will also sign up next summer as well.
Hired a happy swimmers for private life guard for a party for over 200 people at my house. The lifeguard was great. She called to confirm before, came on time, and stayed later then we originally signed up because the party went over. She also showed up on time despite there being a black out that because of storms the day before. I highly recommend Happy Swimmers.
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Our Lifeguard Service Staff Members in Orlando and Tampa Bay
I’ve been a lifeguard for almost 3 years and can say happily say I love my job. I think there is nothing more rewarding than being able to help others, and see little ones smiling and having fun in a safe environment. I’ve been swimming since i was 4 years old and i bring my passion for the water with me everywhere i go.
Over 20 years experience teaching, lifeguarding, coaching and training in the Aquatics field. Swimming is a life skill that everyone should know. I have traveled abroad to help build programming in other countries and find it rewarding when participants finally grasp the skills and concept of swimming.
Lifeguarding is about prevention and when something happens being able to react quickly and correctly. Safety is key to happy events!
CPR is a lifesaving skills that should be taught to everyone. You are more likely to use it on someone you know than on a stranger!
I serve all over the United States including, Tampa, Orlando, Anywhere really.
I have been working as a lifeguard for 9 years in various aquatic environments. I am a high school swim and water polo coach and I teach swim lessons as well. My main intent while lifeguarding is to provide a fun environment while preventing injuries.
I have been a lifeguard instructor for 4 years and specialize in public swimming pools. I love teaching students are really value the skills and understand the importance of the certification.
General areas I serve: Orlando, Tampa, Jupiter, Palm Beach
I have 3 years lifeguarding experience.
I enjoy Lifeguarding because I am confident in my skills and enjoy helping those who need it, or providing a sense of security for those who want to enjoy the water. I began Lifeguarding in 2013 in May for my University then went on to work for the YMCA.
I am waterfront certified.
I serve the Orlando & Tampa communities of Orlando, Apopka, Oviedo, Kissimme, among others.
I am always on my feet, on guard, and never sitting.Firefighter/Paramedic for Orange County Fire Rescue.
Regional Manager of Event Lifeguards. Contact me through the website contact form, for anything lifeguard for hire related once you’ve made your online booking.
For questions up to making your booking, use the contact form for our owner, Jenn. Have a happy and safe party! Christina
Event Lifeguard Bio: From my first big swim in the Pacific, and subsequent pummeling from an unexpected wave, I have loved lifeguards. I became a Jr. Lifeguard at age 7 after my unfortunate tossing in the white water, and began to understand the importance of water safety. The foundational learning of this program gave me the passion for ocean and pool awareness I have today. During my formative years, I began to play water polo and lifeguard after practice for our school’s younger swimmers. I continued to play competitively in college and became a Jr. Guard Instructor as well as an Ocean Lifeguard. My love of the water has stayed with me even when I became a Zookeeper after earning my bachelor’s, where I swam for exercise. The observational skills and preventative efforts I practiced daily when caring for Orangutans and Harbor Seals helped maintain my lifeguarding prowess. When I became a researcher of Orangutans in Indonesia and began my graduate schooling, I knew event lifeguarding would be a great way to support my education while honing my observational techniques. Scanning the trees for primate behaviors is perfect practice for scanning the water area for potentially distressed swimmers and vice versa. I love all primates, humans included, and I will work hard to keep all of them safe and happy- inside the water and out!
Advanced certifications: Open Water Lifeguard Experience, Scuba cert
Swim Instructor Bio:
15+ years experience teaching swimming! Christina generally serves Santa Monica and the Westside, from the Ocean to West Hollywood Hills.
She says: The moment I see swimming “click” in a student, I feel a wave of happiness- their giant smile glowing, where once a timid or nervous excitement challenged their own self-confidence. I have seen hundreds of these smiles, from young ones to golden aged students, and it never fails to fill me with a sense of purpose.
I try to apply all my years of teaching swimmers to each and every new student’s learning abilities. What may work for one does not always transfer. When I was a zookeeper, I learned that positive reinforcement is the best and least stressful way to teach even the most stubborn tiger or sea lion to accept medical treatments, and swim beautifully (even the tiger!). Hopefully, none of my human trainees will be as tough, but I am up for the challenge!
As a Master’s student in Anthropology, I have learned to apply my observational skills to the pool too. Knowing how a student can adapt to the new challenge of swimming is not unlike understanding how different cultures learn to adapt to societies’ challenges.
I plan to use all my various experiences from Jr. Lifeguard instructor, Beach Lifeguard, Zookeeper, and Grad school to influence the unique and focused attention I will give while teaching a new swimmer.
Everyone deserves the ability to enjoy swimming and feel confident too. I can’t wait to welcome others into the water 🙂
3 years lifeguarding and swim teaching experience. Diana serves communities including Orlando, Winter Park, Oviedo, Kissimmee
I have been swimming practically my entire life. With a lifetime of swimming experience and involvement in teaching nearly all levels of swimmers, from children to adults, I have acquired the skills to ensure everyone has fun in a safe water environment. When it comes to lifeguarding, I constantly have the goal in mind of valuing the lives of every swimmer in front of me as if it were my own. I know I am providing a great service and that is what will drive me to always keep my skills “test-ready” and alert for any possible emergency. I like to be firm but kind while guarding a scene.
I Love caring for kids and being a Lifeguard. I have been a babysitting for 5 years and been CPR certified for 2 years.I feel that being a lifeguard is so rewarding and making sure your kids are safe is my number one priority. A fun fact about me is that I am on the swim team and cross country team at my school. Also I am the USAT triathlete and completed a 1/3 ironman.~~Way to go Grace 🙂 owner Jenn
I can serve areas surrounding: Orlando,Tampa,Clearwater,Boca Raton,Miami
I began life-guarding when I was just 15 years old. Since then, I have worked for my community, college and even Aquatica as a full time lifeguard for almost 5 years. Now, I am a middle school teacher with a family and a young child.
Home base areas I serve: Clermont, Wintergarden, Dr. Phillips, Windermere and all of greater Orlando.
I have been a lifeguard since I was 15 years of age. I have always lifeguarded, taught swim lessons, CPR/AED and first aid. In addition to be an American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, I am also a NASCO instructor trainer and serve on the faculty each year at their national aquatic school. I am a middle school teacher and was teacher of the year last year and one of the top ten teachers in my district. I swim open water events with my longest swim being 12.5 miles. (you go girl!)
I have 3 years lifeguarding experience of all ages.
My intention in guarding is to keep everyone safe but also keeping everyone happy and having fun while staying safe. What I like most about lifeguarding events is the feeling I get after an event where everyone is safe but also had a great time at the event. I feel accomplished and that my job was truly successful when that happens. A couple of fun facts about me is that I have a twin brother who lives in New Jersey, I can wiggle my ears and I can play the guitar.
I serve the greater Orlando & Tampa communities of Temple Terrace, Wesley Chapel, Tampa Palms, South Tampa, among others.
I have been a lifeguard for both Ellis and Associates and The American Red Cross. I take pride on creating a fun and enjoyable aquatic experience for others while promoting safety according to the most current standards. I have experience in several setting and hope to further my skills and gain new experiences!
General areas I serve: Kissimmee, Orlando, Lakeland, Jacksonville, Winter Haven, Tampa
I have recently been certified in Red Cross Lifeguarding. My intentions in lifeguarding is making sure that everyone is having a fun and safe time. Safety when swimming and playing is a priority that I take pride in maintaining. What I like most about lifeguarding events is knowing that everyone is having a great time. Personally, I am lifeguarding because I believe it is very important and I am working to help pay for college.
I serve the Orlando and Tampa communities of Clearwater, Tampa, Palm Harbor, Odessa, among others.
I have waterfront experience as well.
7 years experience lifeguarding. Serving areas in the Land o Lakes, Wesley Chapel, and the Tampa Bay Area
HI!!!! My name in Rakeisha. I am a Canadian student-athlete currently finishing my degree in Biology on the medical track and playing soccer at Saint Leo University. I have been swimming since I was eight and have loved the water ever since. I have been a certified lifeguard for seven years now and have done so for camp, family outings, Saint Leo University’s pool, and at my own house. Though I am not a certified swim instructor I have taught a few kids in my community, so proper certification is something I will pursue. I understand how fun swimming can be but I also understand its dangers so I make it my business to ensure a safe environment for those who want to enjoy the water!
Regional Manager of Event Lifeguards. Contact me through the website contact form, for anything lifeguard for hire related once you’ve made your online booking. For booking questions or suggestions, use the contact form for our owner, Jenn, for any assistance leading up to your online booking. Have a happy and safe party!Christine Sanders
A little bit about Christine: After working as an LAPD scientific investigator for 11 years I transitioned to completing my M.S. degree in Chemistry then followed a teaching and research path in university academics for several years. I then moved to Hawaii in 2008 where I first joined the JTA CPR/ Happy Swimmers team as a CPR/First Aid instructor. During these years I had always made a priority in volunteerism being active in the National Ski Patrol and the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. Today I reside in Houston and presently support Help America Today turning elementary aged kids into the volunteers of tomorrow through grassroots community service projects. My passion for teaching and making a positive impact on our society is why I love teaching CPR and First Aid, particularly for those never certified. I am proud to now expand into the administrative staff of the company and be a part of turning children into happy swimmers.
34 Years of Lifeguard Experience, wow! Ron serves Greater Orlando
I have a great passion for aquatics. I was raised around the water and I am scuba certified. I have been lifeguarding since I received my Lifeguard BSA (Boy Scouts) in 1981, I was a YMCA Lifeguard and Swim Instructor. I was a Lifeguard for River Country, Grand Floridian, Yacht and Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. I am a Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and worked for Wet N Wild and Aquatica in that capacity. I am an Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Instructor Trainer. I have 5 children ages 10-25. From 1999-2012 I competed in Triathlons including 1 IRONMAN.
Special certifications: PADI Scuba Certification, Open water, Waterpark, Waterfront
Owner comment here: Ron is Superman! Bless the work you do and have done, sir!
I am a recently certified Waterfront Lifeguard. My intention is provide the most optimal attention and protection I am able to provide for the individuals in the pool area I will be guarding. My future intentions are to become an Ocean Lifeguard with EMR, USLA ,and ISLA certifications as well as being certified in Swift Water Rescue. I enjoy that I am there to ensure the safety of the individuals while they enjoy the pool. I also enjoy being outside in the sun, but I will work indoors of course. I am a father of three. I stayed at home to care for my two youngest for 2.5 year. I solely owned and operated a barber shop for over a decade before retiring from the occupation. I consistently train to improve my speed while swimming to ensure my optimal rescue time.
I love lifeguarding and have been one since I was a teenager. I have experience in guarding town pools and big waterparks including both Disney parks. My favorite thing about event guarding is meeting new people from all over the country and being part of their special event.
Special Certs:Waterpark Lifeguard Experience, Previous State of NJ EMT, Scuba
Hi there! I began lifeguarding at an aquatic park two summers ago in college and have since guarded birthday parties, company gatherings, and celebrations with all ages. Although my background is not particularly lengthy, it has however been incredibly condensed with experience and passion. My utmost priority is assisting in maintaining a safe swimming environment and to do so in a fun, happy and interactive way. My intention is to convey that I take on this responsibility with great care and dedication in order for my guests to feel that they can trust me with their, and their children’s, lives. Fun little note about me, I was born and raised in South Africa up until high school :). ~~Welcome Taylor, 🙂 owner Jenn
Home areas of service: Sarasota Fl, Bradenton Fl, Orlando Fl, Sanford Fl
Special advanced certs: Deep Water Aquatic Parks Lifeguard Cert