Southern California Pool Party Season – Better Late Than Never

Well here we are as everyone has been asked to stay at home since March 16th, 2020 in an effort to flatten the COVID-19 curve all across the country. Here in Los Angeles, the stay at home order has been extended until May 15th, 2020 which has received fierce opposition… Continue reading

Lifeguards Are Not Game Coaches!

As we prepare for the surge of summer pool party bookings it is customary for our staff to search the web to see what others are doing and recently we stumbled onto something that caught our eyes and attention. The particular item that we found raised some very serious safety… Continue reading

Another Drowning at a High School in Detroit

Mumford High School

And once again here we are talking about another drowning at a high school swimming pool but this takes us to Mumford High School in Detroit. Despite raising concerns, the drownings continue to occur at high schools across the nation and parents must raise their voices even louder to get… Continue reading

The Dangers of Puddle Jumpers and Floaties

Puddle Jumper

Every summer without fail many moms visit their local Target store to purchase those inflatable floaties or “puddle jumpers” for their children. We understand that the purchase of these devices give moms and nannies a sense of security however as you will see, they often lead to a false sense… Continue reading

Beach Safety – Hypodermic Needles

Hypodermic needles being found in sand is a worsening problem for many Southern California beaches and we are sounding the alarm.  Unfortunately, this problem can be found on the East Coast as well. Many beachgoers are becoming increasingly concerned with the rise of needles being found in the sand as… Continue reading

Lifeguards and Pool Monitors For Weddings?

We may be in the thick of the holiday season as of this blog however before we all know it we will be in the midst of wedding season here in Southern California. This will be that time when many couples officially tie that knot for life, at least we… Continue reading

Lifeguards for Southern California Yacht Charters

Hawaii is now moving a bill through its legislature that would require yacht and boat charters to have a certified lifeguard or rescue diver on board to ensure the safety of passengers in activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and kayaking. This is a bill that we will be watching… Continue reading

Three Students Nearly Drowned During Football Camp

Every now and then we get wind of a story that floors us however today we came across a story that has us absolutely fuming and we are calling for swift action against the football coach highlighted in this post. We agree that once you read this post, you will… Continue reading

Having a Poolside Event With No Swimming? We Have Poolside Monitors!

As the summer pool party season begins to enter into its last month, Golden State Lifeguards is now setting its sights on the fall and winter here in Southern California by focusing on its team of poolside monitors for those upcoming poolside events. That is to say any event that… Continue reading