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

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

Golden State Lifeguards Now Offering Ocean Safety Personnel For Yacht & Dive Charters

As Golden State Lifeguards continues to expand and refine its services, we are proud to announce that we are offering ocean safety services to yacht and boat charters out of Marina Del Rey as well as Oxnard/Ventura Harbor. We will eventually be pushing as far north as Santa Barbara to… Continue reading

Mermaid Experience

As of June 2019, Golden State Lifeguards officially partnered with Huntington Beach based HB Mermaids to provide the ultimate mermaid experience to Southern California aquatic events and facilities. This strategic partnership has already been well received and continues to be a popular entertainment solution. Golden State Lifeguards and HB Mermaids… Continue reading

Another School Drowning, Another Negligent Lifeguard

We were made aware of yet another school drowning however the details surrounding this fatality are extremely troubling to say the least as you will see. This story was brought to our attention as per the Chicago Sun Times. The incident we are now bringing to you happened on January… Continue reading

A Tragic Story – Know Who You Hire!

It was three years or so ago that our office received a phone call from a local school event organizer right here in the San Fernando Valley inquiring about our private pool party lifeguard services for an upcoming school sanctioned event. In fact the inquiry was for a school family… Continue reading

Lifeguard Chief Castillo – Independent Auditing & Consulting

Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo of Golden State Lifeguards has announced his intention to offer independent auditing and consulting services nationwide but primarily targeting Las Vegas resorts that hire hundreds of lifeguards annually. Chief Castillo has been a staunch advocate for raising the bar among pool lifeguards through education and training,… Continue reading

The #MeToo Movement & Lifeguards

Blog written by Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo; There is no doubt that the Los Angeles born #MeToo movement is having a huge impact all across the nation as evidenced by the recent rise of sexual harassment/assault claims being made by women. The local and national news is dominated by such… Continue reading

Craigslist Freelance Lifeguards – Friend or Foe?

Lately we have received emails from a few booked clients stating they have decided to instead go with a cheaper lifeguard from Craigslist or another fly by night company. While we respect their decision, there are some things that consumers need to know about the so-called freelance lifeguard or the… Continue reading