Philadelphia Metro Lifeguard for Hire

Lifeguard Service

Delaware Valley is our Home Turf :)

Mobile to the Greater Philadelphia Area Providing Private Event Lifeguard for Hire Service

We’ve pulled over 30 children out of perilous situations in backyard kids pool parties and barbecues this Summer, all while the parents often had no suspicion the little ones were in trouble.  We take our job seriously so you can enjoy the party.  Often guests comment to the host how incredible and secure they felt knowing a lifeguard was hired for their friend’s party.  Here’s a little about us:

Let us serve you!  Here’s a little about us:

Happy Swimmers private lifeguard service began in 1991 in Los Angeles, and over the years, we’ve expanded to many metro areas nationwide, in the aim of truly preventing many of the drownings and near-drowning accidents we’ve read about in the news. This is our inaugural year in greater Philly, and we hope to do you proud. After 25 years and countless lives saved we believe we’re a smart choice to keep your party safe and fun at the same time.

Common Philly areas we also serve: Camden, Wilmington, Reading, Trenton, Vineland and Atlantic City.

Price for up to 3 hours is $189 per lifeguard.  Over 3 hours add $25/half hour per lifeguard.  If you know you’re 45 minutes to an hour outside Philly, we can still serve you but may ask for a $25 travel stipend added based on where the nearest lifeguard who can serve you lives.

Feel free to keep the guards over your original booking time, pending their schedule is free.  It’s best to pre-book the total hours needed, just to make sure your guard is open.  Our office will bill you if you need extra time on scene.  The booking form on the next page will easily calculate your cost based on your party length and amount of lifeguards.  We’re a cheap alternative to an accident.  Just recently, one guard made 4 rescues to children at a busy party.  Think their parents thought he was worth it?

Welcome to Happy Swimmers!

Jenn Tyler,

Founder and owner

HappySwimmers.com

 

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Delaware Valley Lifeguards at Your Service

Christina Pasetta, Regional Lifeguard Manager

Regional Lifeguard Manager, 18+ years experience lifeguarding

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 🙂

Nicholas, Lifeguard for Hire

Trenton NJ, serving NJ and greater Philly

I have been Lifeguarding for 7 years since I was 15. I have guarded pools at gyms, a high school, backyards, camps, and a community college. My intentions as your lifeguard are rooted in preventing accidents from happening in the first place while providing you with peace of mind that if an emergency does happen I am able to respond quickly and effectively. What I like most about Lifeguarding events is meeting new people and seeing all of the unique pool designs that I have encountered over the years and how creative some can be when designing their pool. A fun fact about me is that my favorite marine animal is a sea turtle because they take things nice and easy, plus they love the water!

I serve the NYC Tri-State Area communities of Hamilton, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ. Hightstown, NJ. East Windsor, NJ, among others. 

Regional Lifeguard Manager Christine Sanders

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.

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