New York City Tri-State Area (NYC) Lifeguard for Hire Service

Lifeguard Service

Serving the Tri-State Area: NJ, NYC, Long Island, & CT

Greater New York City (Tri-State Area) Private Lifeguard for Hire Service

We are mobile throughout all New York Metro.  Westchester Co, Rockland Co,  and  Jersey to Greenwich and out Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties)

It’s smart to hire a lifeguard for a party, and we’re the company to 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. In 2009 we started service in New York. We are the largest, oldest lifeguard for hire service in the country.

Why hire us over another lifeguard company or even the kid down the street? – We are the only lifeguard for hire company that protects you with our insurance for PROFESSIONAL as well as general liability insurance.  Most swim companies carry the minimum general liability (slips and falls) but they don’t carry the more comprehensive professional liability coverage.  God forbid, if an accident happens no matter who’s fault, you want your guard(s) properly insured for you.  Would you drive a car without proper insurance or go to a doctor who you found didn’t carry malpractice insurance to cut corners?  We cover you and your event, so you can enjoy the party.  Additionally, know that freelancers are completely uninsured. Who checks their criminal backgrounds and lifeguard certification status? Our staff is professionally checked for these. We hire the cream of the crop with the best experience, and with us, you have a team of managers and a company to back you up if that guard flakes.

Price for up to 3 hours is $219 for the first lifeguard.  Need additional lifeguards? They are at a $15 discount each for $204.  Over 3 hours add $25/half hour per lifeguard.  Feel free to keep the guards over your original booking pending their schedule.  Our office will bill you.  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?

Our Lifeguard Service Staff Members in New York City Metro (NYC)

Allen Clare| Life Guard | NYC

Allen Clare, Lifeguard, Swim Instructor


15 years experience!

Serving the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas of Greater NYC.

Ever since a child I was always in the water. Being born in urban New York City my mother wanted me to learn how to swim. After completing all the learn to swim program levels, I decided to push myself further and become a lifeguard. Though I enjoy guarding, however my heart remains primarily as an instructor. Being able to positively change a child’s life, give them confidence in and out of the water is priceless. These are all things I wish to instill in my students, as well as my own son.

Being a lifeguard has been one of the most exciting jobs I’ve had in my life. Not only because it is a great responsibility but as well for the fun. A good lifeguard should always stand for safety, fun and being a good role model. All of which I can I promise to uphold.

Proud Parent to a beautiful son.

Ashley, Lifeguard for Hire and Swim Instructor

Oceanside, NY (Long Island)

I have been certified for a few years and it’s definitely my passion to work with kids. I really like teaching them life saving skills and helping them learn how to be safe around the pool and water. Being around children really brightens my day and I enjoy it so much it doesn’t feel like work. I grew up babysitting in my towns I’ve always had a special connection with children and I still do.

I have been a lifeguard for 3 years now and it’s very fun and exciting. I get enjoy keeping patrons safe and preventing accidents before they happen. There could always be an accident and I like the excitement of jumping into action if need be. I enjoy working with other lifeguards and doing mock rescues, that’s always very fun.

I serve the NYC tri-state communities of New York City, Queens, Hamptons, Glen Cove, among others. 

Aurelia Sweeney, NYC Lifeguard for Hire

New York CIty

I’ve guarded at a 3 pool recreation center for about 5 years and hopped around pools the last summer, being the only guard on duty a lot of the time. I enjoy talking to patrons and love water and swimming! The coolest thing about me is probably that I can lick my elbow, I’m very flexible.

Some common service areas for Aurelia: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens

Barbara Hairs-Jackson, Lifeguard, Travel Bug and Dancing addict

I have been a lifeguard for 8 years since the age of 14. I started out as junior guard to becoming an official lifeguard to getting promoted as a pool manager and head lifeguard. I received my Water Safety Instructor Certification at the age of 17 and taught swim lessons for two years with students ranging from ages 4-13. I love lifeguarding because I feel as though the job is very important and I feel a sense of satisfaction knowing that I always try my best to keep patrons safe. My favorite thing about lifeguarding events is the change of scenery from guarding my regular city and college pool. I love learning new languages as I am currently studying spanish and portuguese. I also enjoy traveling and reading and dancing!

Bradley Blecker | Swim Instructor | NYC

Bradley Blecker, Lifegaurd, Swim Instructor

Spring: Washington DC, Summer: NW New Jersey; 5 years experience.

5 years experience! Washington D.C., towns/cities in Northwest New Jersey

I am a political science major at American University in Washington D.C. with physics minor. I have eleven years of swimming experience, three years of swim instructing/coaching, and five years of lifeguarding, both for a community pool and private lifeguarding events. I am certified in CPR. AED, and first aid.

Brett, Swim Instructor, Event Lifeguard & Sports Caster Aficionado

Long Island, NY

Event life guard for 2 years now with a certification of CPR. I really enjoy making sure people are safe and enjoying themselves. I’m surprised how many people like to have conversations with life guards, many people are interesting to talk to.

Same as life-guarding want to expand into swim instructor.

Fun Fact- I like making people laugh I have been a pool.

Serving: Port Jefferson, Middle Island, Setauket and Stonybrook

Port Jefferson- Southampton,Bridgehampton,West Hampton,Mattituck-Greenport

Brian, Lifeguard & Movie Theater Goer


7 years experience!!

Serving: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn

Bridget Quiñones, Lifeguard

Yonkers, NY

Crandal Chestnutt |Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

Crandal Chestnutt, Lifeguard, Swim Instructor

Newark, NJ

Daniel | Private Swim Instructor | NYC

Daniel, Private Swim Instructor and Lifeguard, Sushi Savage, Pool Noodle Paddler, Hiking Hermit


I taught swim lessons at camp and privately for the last 3 years working with children of all ages. I love helping children learn how to swim and their “aha!” moment when they finally get a stroke and become comfortable with it. I actually learned how to swim pretty early on. At the tender young age of just 4 years old I would swim on my own!

I’ve been lifeguarding for the last 5 years and teaching swim lessons for the last 3. I always keep a fun and safe environment for my patrons and love to see a smile on their faces after a job well done. Event lifeguarding is so much fun and you meet so many new and interesting people.

I serve the NYC Tri-State Areas of Paramus, Philadelphia, New York, Manalapan, among others. 

David Su, Lifeguard for Hire


Hi, my name is David. I am a caring, funny, and a friendly person. I have been swimming since I was age 4 and I started to like swimming. I have swam for many swim teams including my high school swim team. I have formed many relationships and being able to swim with my friends. I have life guarded many town pools, camps, and party events for 2 years. My favorite part of lifeguard is being able to see the kids enjoying the water and having a fun time, but being able to keep them safe too. My favorite place to hangout during the summer is the beach with my family and friends. I love to watch basketball, football and hockey. My favorite food are pizza, french fries, and sushi.

I serve the NYC Tri-State communities of New York City proper, Philadelphia, Trenton, Jersey City, among others. 

Eduard Abranov | Lifeguard For Hire

Eduard Abramov, Lifeguard for Hire

Staten Island

Hi! My Name’s Eduard. Born In Russia, and spent the last 10 years living in New York. Throughout my life, I’ve spent time around the pool so I knew a lifeguard job would be perfect. Fell in love from day one. I take pride in providing and maintaining a safe environment, as well as enjoy seeing people have lots of fun!
Through my broad experience working for various luxury buildings, my awareness of the high expectations taught me to stress professionalism, and courtesy, also provide a balance with fun. Swimming is a skill which in my opinion, everyone should enjoy. It is always my goal to share that positive experience with those surrounding me.

I am certified by Red Cross in Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid and AED.

I serve the NYC Tri-State Area communities of New Jersey, Long Island, NYC and it’s surrounding principal cities

Emily Diliberto, Lifeguard

Amityville, NY

Emily Nizberg, Lifeguard for Hire

Tulane University, New Orleans

I have 5+ years lifeguarding experience!

Hi I’m Emily and I’m a neuroscience major at Tulane University in New Orleans. During the summers I live on Long Island. I am a certified EMT in New York State. My goal is to go to medical school after I graduate.

I love to swim, it’s one of my favorite things to do ever since I was a baby. My mother even calls me a fish! I love being a lifeguard and watching people swim and making sure they stay safe. To me, lifeguarding isn’t a job – rather a hobby – I get to be by a pool all the time – it’s my happy place.

I serve the New Orleans area when back at school, and in early to mid summer, the NYC Tri-State Area/ Long Island communities of Manhattan, Queens, Great Neck, and Hamptons, among others.

Helena Roth, Lifeguard

Kew Gardens NY



I have been a lifeguard for about two years. I am an attentive lifeguard, continuously scanning the pool and my surroundings. I was a lifeguard for a Day Camp at a lake and I not only guarded but also taught swimmers from the age of 3-12 years old how to swim. I love to play water games such as sharks and minnows, red light green light and relay with the swimmers. When I was younger my mom would always have to remind me to eat because I could swim all day if I had the option too. This is why I take pride in being a lifeguard it’s not just a job for me but kind of a lifestyle where water is my element.

Home turf areas for me: Pelham, Whie Plains, New York City

Waterfront Lifeguard Certified as well.

Jeffery, NYC/Long Island Lifeguard for Hire and Bob Ross’ Apprentice

Long Island

I’ve worked as a pool guard for a public athletic center and as an ocean/pool guard for a private beach club.  I intend to continue developing my skills as a lifeguard while continuing to forge connections with people and making swimmers feel safe. I intend to improve upon my sense of responsibility and independence. What I like most about lifeguarding is working with people. I thrive off of the energy from the adults and kids and enjoy making connections with new people. One fun fact about me is that I love drawing and painting (particularly in Bob Ross’ style). Also, my initials are JZ (kind of like Jay-z the rapper 🙂 

I serve the NY/ Long Island communities of Southampton, Westhampton, Riverhead, Hampton Bays, Easthampton, among others

John Feldmann, Event Lifeguard, Baseball enthusiast & Dog dad

Long Island, NY

Hello! I’m a lifeguard and personal trainer at a Continuing Care Retirement Center on the North Fork of Long Island. I help in making our aquacize and water aerobics classes a safe place to get a good workout and have fun in the water. The water is both a place of peace and excitement, and I love watching joyful and calming effects everyone has in the water. When I’m not exercising in the water or the gym, I love to spend time and walk with my fiance and our two dogs!

Serving: Greenport, Cutchogue, Riverhead, Ridge

Julia D’Andrea, Lifeguard, Avid Boater, World Traveler, and University Student

I have been a beach lifeguard for 4 summers, looking over the Long Island Sound. I also worked at a sleep away camp giving swim lessons and playing water games with campers. I worked at the veterans hospital in the winter, hearing interesting stories from all the patrons going for a swim. I love being by the water, out in the sun watching people enjoy their summer days, while protecting them so they can have many more to come!!

Serving: Huntington, New York, The Hamptons, Queens

Kevin Wang, Swim Instructor & Lifeguard


2 years experience!

Serving: Jericho, Nassau county, Queens

Leo, Lifeguard for Hire and Sports Nut

I intend to keep all civilians safe while ensuring they have a wonderful water sporting experience.

I serve the NYC communities of Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island.

Maddy, Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard, and Boating Lover


Hi! My name is Maddy and this is my first year working with Happy Swimmers. I am both lifeguard certified and waterfront certified, as during the summers I work at a summer camp at both boating and swimming. I am on a competitive canoe team and love to canoe, kayak, sail, and more. I am excited for this season and am happy to be part of the team!

I serve the Philadelphia and New Jersey communities of Philadelphia proper, Trenton, and King of Prussia, among others.

Maryann McNally, Lifeguard

Baldwin, NY; 6 years lifeguarding, 2 years swim teacher

Hi my name is Maryann McNally. I am 21 years old. I live on Long Island, NY. I am certified in CPR and life-guarding. I have been lifeguarding for 6 summers now. I want the everyone in the pool to be safe and have fun! I also have experience teaching swimming lessons. I was a swimming instructor for 2 years.

Monica, Private Swim Instructor, Lifeguard, and Creative Music Lover


I have been teaching swimming lessons for three years now and I enjoy teaching kids the most because they are sponges. They learn quickly and I find it very rewarding to see a child’s progress. I also like teaching adults because you can rationalize with them when it comes to fear or their corrections. Teaching lessons is enjoyable for me because I know what it’s like to have that fear of the water and I love helping people get over that.

I have been lifeguarding for three summers too and working in different pools has taught me to be aware of surroundings that you would think wouldn’t cause any trouble. I like lifeguarding events because not only am I guarding lives, I also get to see kids having fun and it reminds me of my childhood. One fun fact about me is that I didn’t know how to swim when I joined water polo in high school, I was actually terrified of the water.

I serve the NYC communities of Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, among others.

Nicole Calautti, Lifeguard for Hire

NYC Tri-State Area

I have spent three summers lifeguarding at an inner city pool in NH. During that time I worked closely with three camps who used our facility every day. Occasionally, we would have close to 300 patrons.

I enjoyed working with children so much that I’m a certified NY state teacher and a camp counselor.

I serve the NYC Tri-State Areas of Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, among others.

Shira Goldmann, Lifeguard

Nanuet, NY

Sky Intrieri, Lifeguard for Hire, Book Lover & Cheesy Scary Movie Fanatic

Greenwhich, CT

Hello! I have 10 years of lifeguard experience in all different types of setting. I’ve lifeguarded for the YMCA, the YWCA, country clubs, my college Hollins University, and private events. Both my grandmother and my mother were lifeguards and had an intense passion for keeping the pool a fun and safe place for all. I’m continuing that legacy, which has now become an equal passion of mine as well. I love lifeguarding because I know that as long as I am there guarding a pool, everybody else attending or hosting that event will have easy of mind knowing that everybody is safe. A fun fact about me is that I also love to rock climb! I was on the rock climbing team for 2 years at my college.

Serving: Greenwich, New York City, Fairfield, Darien

Spartak, Lifeguard for Hire and Universal free-spirit


The 5 years worth of experience at luxury residential buildings, has exposed me to a variety of individuals of all backgrounds. The variety both in my personal life, and my work keeps my happiness and ambitions high; the mundane is of little interest to me. Lifeguarding allows me to constantly learn, expose myself to the new and striving for the spontaneous. “Carpe diem”

I serve the NYC metro areas of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, among others. 

Stephanie, East Coast Lifeguard Assignment Manager and Pack of Jac’s mom

My background is in the legal profession working as a legal secretary for many years. I stopped working to raise two children who are now young adults. My daughter is a teacher in the Portland school district, and my son is an artist who lives on the East coast. For the last twenty-four years, I worked as a Special Education Assistant in the Los Angeles Unified School District. For twenty of those years, I worked with at-risk students and students with special needs at the secondary level. These students resided in a residential facility, and I worked closely not only with the entire school staff but with the social workers and staff at the residential placement. I am excited to be part of the Management Team of Happy Swimmers and look forward to working with you.

Stephanie, Lifeguard for Hire

NYC tri-state area

I am a NYC middle school math teacher, and love every minute of what I do. Having summers off, I decided years ago to make the most of what I can, in continuing to try to help others, so I decided to become a lifeguard/swim instructor. I have been a lifeguard for about 10 years now at a few different camps throughout the summers. There is nothing better in my eyes than seeing the faces of smiling children, knowing that they are having fun, and that they are safe at the same time.

I serve the NYC tri-state areas of Westchester County, Rockland County, Ct, among others

Stephen Cumella, Lifeguard

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Stu Plosky, Long Island Event Lifeguard

Syosset, NY

Stu has been a lifeguard for ages.  He knows his job well, and is one of our veteran crew. Friendly, always professional, and great at his job. Home is Syosset, NY.

Taina, Lifeguard for Hire, Traveler and travel planner

Clason Point

Born and raised in NYC I have been swimming since I was 2 years old. I swam competitively all through grade school and high school and loved it! I have been lifeguarding year round (not only summers) for 11 years. When lifeguarding my main priority is swimmer safety while having fun!

I serve the NYC communities of Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, among others. 

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