Orlando and Tampa Lifeguard for Hire Service

Lifeguard 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/Clearwater, 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.

Rates: $199 for the first lifeguard for up to 3 hours service.  Need additional guards? We discount their price $15 to $184 each. Additional half hours are $25 per lifeguard.  Our prices are automatically calculated for you on our booking page coming next. 🙂

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.

Testimonials

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Our Lifeguard Service Staff Members in Orlando and Tampa Bay

Adam Alstein, Lifeguard

Longwood, FL

Aian Rangel, Lifeguard for Hire

Orlando/Tampa

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.

Alex, Lifeguard for Hire and Functional fitness instructor, video game nerd.

St. Cloud

I have been a lifeguard for 5 years!

I serve the Orlando/Tampa communities of Kissimmee, Orlando proper, Clermont, St.cloud, among others!

Andrew Owais, East Coast Lifeguard Manager

12 years lifeguarding experience!

12 years experience and our East Coast Lifeguard Manager, Congratulations, Andrew!

My favorite thing about lifeguarding is knowing that I can make a difference and save a life. My intentions are not just to do my job effectively but to also make sure that everyone has fun and feels like family. A fun fact about me is that I lifeguarded for a movie shoot which was a very exciting experience for me.

Brandon Owens, Lifeguard, Paramedic

Oviedo, FL; 6 years experience!

I am always on my feet, on guard, and never sitting.Firefighter/Paramedic for Orange County Fire Rescue.

Derek, Lifeguard for Hire and The Wakeboarding Engineer

University Acres

I first began life guarding for Jupiter Pointe Paddle boarding in 2014 for a Summer kids camp ranging from 30-50 kids (ages 6-13) in open intracoastal waterways and for guided tours around Jupiter. Starting in Summer of 2015, I was simultaneously working at a Jewish Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens as a part-time lifeguard for Swim With Gills, which was consisted of guarding infants to the elderly as well as special needs kids. I enjoy being in control and outside/active the most about lifeguarding for the obvious reasons of being a Florida native. Fun fact about me; I first learned to waterski when I was 3 years old.

I serve the Orlando/Tampa communities of Orlando proper, Sanford/Oviedo, Palm Beach/Jupiter

Diana Carvel, Lifeguard, Swim Instructor

Orlando

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.

Diana, Lifeguard for Hire and Part-time fish

Orlando

I’ve been a lifeguard for over a year now. I love to keep people safe and help them enjoy the water as much as I do! I’ve worked in a lot of crazy environments such as scuba diving experiences, caves, and dolphin pools so I’m up for any challenge!

I love scuba and free diving, competitive swimming, and playing water polo. I also love to travel and explore. Through all of these, safety is my number one priority and I hope to share that with you!

I serve the Orlando- Tampa communities of

Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville, Fort Myers, among others. 

Jamie Simmons, Lifeguard

Orlando, FL

John Gellido, Lifeguard

Orlando, FL

Keith Hearn, Lifeguard for Hire

Los Angeles

I have 4 years lifeguarding experience.

I am proud to say Lifeguarding has become a way of life for me. I have ALWAYS lived by the water as I was born and raised in South Florida before relocating to Los Angeles. I bring to you multiple years of experience as a Head Lifeguard at my local YMCA, a lifeguard for triathlons, lakes, pools, any body of water, you name it, I’ve guarded it. Safety is my number one priority as I have seen far too many unnecessary boo-boo’s during my career. I am an extremely approachable and outgoing person who loves to have fun and I always find myself going above and beyond to ensure everyone is having an exceptional time. I pride myself on my core values of respect, integrity, dependability, and honesty. When I arrive at your home or event, you can expect and I will deliver the utmost amount of professionalism and safety.

I serve the LA metro communities of Santa Monica, Inglewood, El Segundo, Culver City, Playa Vista, Manhattan Beach, among others.

Kevin Frank, Lifeguard Instructor, Lifeguard for Hire

Orlando, 15 years experience!

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.

Kimberly Lytle

Kimberly Lytle, Lifeguard, LGI Trainer

Kissimmee, FL, 30+ years lifeguard experience!

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!)

Luke Juba, Lifeguard

Maitland, FL

Melinda, Lifeguard Instructor, Lifeguard for Hire and outdoors enthusiast

Paradise Heights

I have been a lifeguard for 7 years, working for orange county parks and recreation at kelly park (rock springs), Discovery Cove Orlando, and now currently working for RDV sportsplex in Maitland. I have always had a strong passion for lifeguarding and helping and serving others. I am very excited for this adventure with happy swimmers and can’t wait to experience the different events. A little fun fact about myself is that I absolutely love the outdoors. Most days you can find me either hunting, fishing, or on any body of water possible!

I serve the Orlando/Tampa communities of Apopka, Altamonte, Orlando & Tampa proper, among others. 

Michael Baker, Lifeguard, Football Fanatic & Ocean Enthusiast

Lifeguarding has always been something that I have been into doing. I love being next to the water and getting some sun. Hopefully If all goes well I can make this a great career job in the future!

Serving: Clearwater Beach, Largo, Dun Edin, St. Petersburg.

Nick Brown – LG & LGI – Avid Universal Goer

Orlando, FL

Hi my name is Nick and I am a Florida native with a great Jamaican heritage. The reason that I first got into lifeguarding was because I got a summer job at a sleep away summer camp. I remember being pretty nervous my first couple times guarding. However, from that experience my confidence grew and after 4 years of that, I have learned so much about myself and my leadership ability. I acquired my lifeguard trainer certification and have put it to good use since.

The reason I love event lifeguarding is because on top of keeping everyone safe, I love being a part of the excitement going on around me.

Nikki, Lifeguard

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.

Paola Chamberlain, Swim Instructor

Santa Clarita, CA

11 Years Experience!

Serving areas like:Beverly Hills, North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks

Hi there, my name is Paola! I LOVE swimming and working with kids! It’s always fun and an adventure! Swimming has always been in my life (I was an competitive swimmer)! I’ve been teaching this beautiful sport since 2004 with ages 04 to 17 and adults. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and I was also a Youth counselor on a cruise ship! I am excited for the opportunity to inspire others to feel the same way I do about the water! ! Be ready to learn and have a lot of fun! 🙂

 

Quintin, Lifeguard Instructor, Lifeguard for Hire

Orlando

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

Rachel Hunt, Lifeguard for Hire

Orlando and 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.

Rad Rakeisha

Rad Rakeisha, Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)

Tampa Bay, 7 years experience!

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!

Siuoneh, Lifeguard, National Lifeguard for Hire Manager, Trilingual & love to travel

Glendale, 5 years experience!

I started working as a lifeguard for City of Glendale and LA County at the age of 17 and I have not stopped lifeguarding ever since (8th years!) I am currently an assistant pool manager with City of Pasadena (3rd year) and regional manager with Happy Swimmers (1st year).

Lifeguarding is full of responsibly but it is also very rewarding. You get to socialize with others, jump in the water on really hot days and serve your community.
Fun facts about me: I love traveling (Been to Dubai, India, Thailand, Armenia, lived in Austria and Iran, and this year I will be visiting Spain), and I have a twin sister!

Areas I commonly serve: Los Angeles, Pasadena, Encino, Studio City

Stephanie Kirkpatrick

Windermere, FL; 18 years experience!

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

Taylor Barnard |Orlando Lifeguard

Taylor Barnard, Orlando Lifeguard for hire

Orlando, FL

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

TX & FL Lifeguard Manager Christine Sanders

Clear Lake, Houston, TX

Senior 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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