Washington DC Lifeguard for Hire Service (DMV)

Lifeguard Service USA

Serving the entire DMV area!

Happy Swimmers USA provides Washington DC lifeguard for hire service for a variety of functions. From children’s pool parties (our specialty, seen on NBC4 News), to entertainment industry shoots, and corporate events, Happy Swimmers provides an incredible staff for all of these needs.


All staff are Red Cross certified Lifeguards with an average experience of 7 years, many at high volume locations. These are pros, not charming but inexperienced high schoolers. Wherever there is a pool involved in Washington DC. (and many other areas), we have staff ready to serve you professionally to maintain a safe and fun environment.

We are the largest private lifeguard service in the country,

Why hire us over another lifeguard company or even the kid down the street in Washington DC?

We do a thorough evaluation and interview for all of our Washington DC Lifeguard for hire staff. We also are one of the only Washington DC Lifeguard for Hire companies that protects you with our insurance for PROFESSIONAL as well as general liability insurance and workers comp insurance.  Most lifeguard companies carry the minimum general liability (slips and falls) but they don’t carry the more specific professional liability coverage nor workers comp.  

Most importantly, if an accident happens no matter who’s at fault, you want your guard(s) properly insured for your protection.  Similarly, would you drive a car without car insurance or go to a doctor who you found didn’t carry malpractice insurance?  Above all, we cover you and your event, so you can enjoy the party.  

Additionally, almost all freelancers are completely uninsured. Who checks their criminal backgrounds and lifeguard certification status? Our staff is professionally checked for this. We hire the cream of the crop with the best experience, and again, with us, you have a team of managers and a company to back you up if someone flakes.

Welcome to Happy Swimmers’ Washington DC Lifeguard for Hire,  32 years of keeping a guardian angel’s eye on our client’s guests.

Pricing for your Washington DC Lifeguard for Hire 

Price for up to 3 hours is calculated at check out based on location lifeguard for Washington DC. Need additional lifeguards?  Going over 3 hours for your party? Add $28.50/half hour per lifeguard. Also, 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.  Above all, 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?

In conclusion, we’ve got your back, so you can enjoy your party!

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Happy Swimmers USA

Please note that the only way to book a lifeguard for hire in Washington DC is through the website.

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Our Lifeguard Service Staff Members in Washington DC

Charlie Kapinos, Event Lifeguard, and Crisis Line Volunteer

os Angeles Co, Washington DC

I’m currently a lifeguard and swim instructor at my local YMCA ensuring all members are enjoying themselves while staying safe! I’m going into my freshman year of college at The George Washington University where I’ll be studying Psychology. My favorite thing about guarding is interacting with all kinds of people while also being able to help them when needed. In my free time, I love to volunteer! I’m a National Suicide Lifeline Volunteer as well as a Red Cross Volunteer helping individuals recover from local disasters. In short, I love meeting new people and helping others! When not doing the heavy stuff, I love to be active by swimming, hiking, camping, or playing pickleball.

Serving: Los Angeles Co, Washington DC

Damon Jones, Event Lifeguard, Professional Ice Cream Taster and Sweet Tooth Connoisseur

Washington DC

My name is Damon. I have been lifeguarding since I was 14 and always look forward to the upcoming pool season. I am very good with the kids and make sure they get the most fun out of coming to the pool.

Serving: Washington DC area

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

Eber, Event Lifeguard, Fashion and Travel lover


Hello, my name is Eber . I like the fact I am saving lives I obviously don’t want anyone to drown. But it feels awesome if I know that I can save them if someone does actively drown in front of me it makes.

Serving: Arlington, Falls Church, Washington DC, Alexandria, Annandale, Fairfax, Tysons

Elizabeth Musick, Event Lifeguard and Perfume lover

Washington DC

Hi! My name is Elizabeth and i’ve been lifeguarding for 3 years, starting when I was a sophomore in high school. I enjoy lifeguarding simply because I have always had a passion for the water and keeping people safe. I currently am attending the George Washington University in D.C. as a Presidential Academic Scholar. A quick fun fact about me is that i’m a 2nd degree Black Belt Instructor in Taekwondo. I’m so excited to begin working and getting to meet new people!

Serving: washington dc area, northern virginia

Jaee, Event Lifeguard, Culinary Artsy & Musician during the night

Washington DC

I actually started lifeguarding not too long ago! I’ve had a passion for cooking and music, but water was my first love. Since I was around 8 or 9 ( like most of you), my parents decided to put me on a swim team. I saw how the lifeguards looked super cool holding theres tubes and whistles, doing these weird color changes in tubes, it was amazing! The events that Happy Swimmers has the pleasure of attending remind of my childhood when all our friends and family gathered along to splash it out! Here’s something cool 👀. I know how to cook Chicken Curry, a popular dish from across the world!

Serving: Bowie, DC, Bethesda, LA, Fort lauderdale, Glen Burnie, Potomac, Fairfax,

Jules, Event Lifeguard, Martial Artist and Average Artist

Washington DC

I started out lifeguarding as a counselor at Girl Scout camp working with kids k-12. I’ve lifeguarded for community pools, my college pool, waterfront. I enjoy being able to spend time outside while ensuring others are able to have fun safely. A couple fun facts about me, I do Brazilian Jiujitsu and Judo and my absolute favorite color in the world is orange.

Serving: Fairfax, Burke, DC, Arlington, Alexandria, all of NOVA essentially.

Kenzie, Event Lifeguard, Fashionista, and Traveler

Washington DC, Columbia MD area

I have lifeguarded for 2 summers with American pool. I want to make sure everyone stays safe while enjoying their time in the pool. I like being able to make the pool more enjoyable for guests. I run track and I love to travel.

Serving: Washington DC, Columbia MD area

Kyle, Event Lifeguard, Hobby machinist and fountain pen collector

Washington DC

I’m Kyle, and I like water. Not only have I been scuba diving for three years and lifeguarding the past year, my major at Rice University is Civil Engineering with a focus in hydrology and water resources. As a lifeguard I hope to make events safe and fun, and to ensure that accidents are prevented before they can occur.

Serving: Northern Virginia, DC, Greater DC Area

Lea, Event Lifeguard, Kettle Cooked Potato Chip Enthusiast

Washington DC

Hi I’m Lea and I’ve been guarding for almost a full year. I love being around water and helping people specific pool settings where I can be of most help. I have a competitive swimming background of around seven years, and fun fact, I competed in the Indiana State Competition for 50m breaststroke and the 200m relay where my teammates and I placed 7th in the state for that year! I love that I’m able to confidently assist children and adults with aid during lifeguarding events, and also learn more knowledge at the same time. Super excited to be guarding for Happy Swimmers!

Serving: Bethesda, Rockville, Potomac, Silver Spring

Ryan B. Calabia, Event Lifeguard, Self-Proclaimed Outdoorsman and Mediocre Surfer

Washington DC

Hi, I’m Ryan, and I’ve been lifeguarding for over a year now. I’m also an ocean engineering student at Virginia Tech, and I can never seem to get enough time in fresh air or open water! I can’t wait to work with you to make your event fun and safe as can be!

Serving: Northern Virginia, D.C. Area

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. 

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. 

Tania, Event Lifeguard, Karaoke Queen and Piano Enthusiast

Washington DC

I have been a lifeguard in the DMV area since 2019. I have worked at different communities, gyms, hotels, and apartment complexes. Through my experience I have learned how to balance safety and fun for all pool patrons. I will admit that at first I was overly cautious (better safe than sorry) but after some time I was able to create an enjoyable environment for everyone. I enjoy working as a lifeguard because I love seeing families enjoy their time in the summer by the pool. I think learning to swim and being in the water is a valuable skill that everyone should be able to participate in safely. I grew up in Saudi Arabia and as you can imagine it was HOT! at least 6 months out of the year were spent in the pool with friends and I can attribute some of my best memories to those experiences. There was no lifeguard at that time and I’m sure many accidents could have been prevented but as a result I am keenly aware of how some avoidable accidents can happen around the pool. I’m excited to be working as an event lifeguard with Happy Swimmers this year and I look forward to provide a safe and fun summer for kids again.

Serving: District of Columbia, Alexandria, McLean, Great Falls

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