Washington DC Lifeguard for Hire Service (DMV)

Lifeguard Service

Serving the entire DMV area!

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Greater Washington DC area served by Happy Swimmers Mobile Lifeguards

Happy Swimmers USA is a 27 year old company of insured, experienced professional lifeguards ready to keep your children’s pool party safe and fun. If you’re in the DC suburbs in Maryland or Northern Virginia, you’re in our service area. We recently lifeguard certified the House of Representatives and Senate Health Club staff (Architect of the Capitol), keeping lawmakers safe (at least while swimming). Trust us to keep an eye out for your kids’ safety too! We suggest one lifeguard for each 15 children of mixed ages and abilities. If the participants are all swimmers (with none under age 3) we can usually allow 20 swimmers per lifeguard.

Price for up to 3 hours is $209 per lifeguard.  Over 3 hours add $25/half hour per lifeguard.  Feel free to keep the guards over your original booking time 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?

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 specific professional liability coverage.  God forbid, if an accident happens no matter who’s fault, you want your guard(s) 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 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 someone flakes.

It is my blessing to be able to bring such fine staff to guard your party. By you checking us out here, I already know you see our value. We look forward to serving you and your guests.

Jenn Tyler,
Owner and Founder

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Our Lifeguard Service Staff Members in Washington DC

Darian, Event Lifeguard and Musician

Washington DC

I’ve been a certified lifeguard working for Continental Pools for about two years. 

Serving: Baltimore, Columbia, Upper Marlboro, Annapolis

Emma Silver, Lifeguard, Beach devotee and ice cream enthusiast

I was on my high school’s varsity swim and water polo teams and was certified as a lifeguard last year. I worked as the sole lifeguard for a summer camp last year and have experience guarding for private parties as well.

I love guarding because I am happy whenever I am near the pool and enjoy providing a feeling of safety to people so that they can be happy in the water too! Fun fact, I am also a scuba certified diver and have swam with turtles and sharks!

Serving: D.C., Woodbridge, Dale City, Lake Ridge

Henry Schmitt, Event Lifeguard, Crocs Lover and Swimmer

Washington DC

Hey! I’m Henry and I love being outside. I love working as a lifeguard because I can ensure a safe AND fun experience for everyone. I also love crocs and you can usually find me wearing a pair. In my spare time I like to swim or just hang out at the pool!

Serving: Bethesda, Rockville, Potomac

Lauren Barclay, Lifeguard, Track and Field runner and sushi lover


I have been a lifeguard for the past year, and before I become a guard I always wanted to get certified. When I was younger, I use to think that the lifeguards at the pool were so cool and I wanted to be just like them. My favorite part about lifeguarding is ensuring safety of the swimmers and being at the pool all day! A fun fact about myself is that I have been running track and field for the past six years!

Serving: Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring

Naomi, Event Lifeguard, Fashionista and Traveler

Washington DC

Hi everyone, my name is Naomi Yamaguchi and I am lifeguarding since sophomore year in high school. I am lifeguarding at my own high school pool and I like to participate in Special Olympic we host in my pool. I like the flexible schedule on lifeguarding events and can’t wait to work with you guys.

Fun fact about me is that English is my third language and I am in 2nd oldest sorority in the United States.

Serving: Washington DC, Northern Virginia, MD close to DC, Southern MD

Nassoro Saidi, Event Lifeguard, Full-time Big Brother, small-time storyteller, and pokemon enthusiast

Washington DC

Hi, I am Nassor Saidi, a recent graduate from the University of Maryland with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. I hope to get a PhD in counseling psychology. I have been a lifeguard for 6 years, and I have been with Happy Swimmers for about year now. In my free time I like to ride my pennyboard and bomb big hills. A lifeguarding fact about me is that I have pulled a non-venomous snake out of the baby pool with my bare hands.

Serving: Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda, Potomac

Roxy Strouk, Event Lifeguard, Eating enthusiast

Los Angeles, CA

I have been lifeguarding since I was 16 at summer camp, I am now 20 and lifeguard whenever I am home from school for break. I love to cook and workout and live a healthy lifestyle overall. When I was younger I swam for multiple teams but ultimately chose to focus on Softball in high school and college. When lifeguarding my philosophy is to have as much fun as possible while being safe for the kids. I currently go to GWU and am pursing a major in Political Communications. I am not quite sure what I’m going to do with that but I’m a “figure it out as I go” kind of person so I am excited to see where this major takes me!

Serving: Brentwood, Palisades, Santa Monica

Sarah Isela, Lifeguard for Hire, Wellness Coach & Hiking fanatic


Hi, my name is Sarah Isela! There is a quote about lifeguards that says, “A lifeguard is like a storm shelter, you may never need it, but if you do it can be a lifesaver.” During my seven years of lifeguarding, I have been the storm shelter and lifesaver to countless people. My 7 year lifeguarding career began in 2013, when I received my American Red Cross Lifeguard certification. Since then, I have gained an incredible amount of experience lifeguarding every year: 2013-2015 at an indoor aquatic center (North Arundel Aquatic Center), 2015-2018 as the beach “Baywatch” of Sandy Point State Park, and 2018-present as a private event lifeguard with Happy Swimmers USA. When I lifeguard, I work to the best of my ability to ensure the safety of everyone. If the time comes that I must become your “lifesaver,” you are in good hands. I have handled over 100 water assists, as well as four serious water rescues over the past five years. I have even received the Superintendent’s Award from the Natural Resources Police (NRP) for assisting in a water rescue of 5 people from a jet skiing accident in the Chesapeake Bay. This is my third year lifeguarding for events, and I look forward to working with you to ensure the safety of all your swimmers!

Serving the WDC communities of Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington D.C. proper, Rockville, among others. 

Shania Walker, Event Lifeguard, Fashionista and Explorer

Washington DC

My name is Shania Walker. I’ve been a lifeguard for 2 continuously years temporarily and permanently and I love this job. The goal is to prevent accidents from happening and be attentive and prepared at all times. What I love most about lifeguard events are the people I interact with the conversations we have, I really meet some awesome people along the way. A fun fact about me is that I love challenges.

Serving: Washington DC, Columbia MD

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.

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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