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 Introduces Pool Party Game Facilitators (Coaches)

As Golden State Lifeguards continues to grow and expand in the Southern California region as the premier provider of private lifeguards, the company has been seeking to expand its base of services. Recently the company has introduced several new services from mermaid entertainment to yacht charter ocean safety personnel. In… 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

Quality Inn Hotel Drowning, Third Within 4 Years (Knoxville, TN)

We have just been informed of a drowning of a three-year-old boy at the Knoxville based Quality Inn Hotel & Waterpark. What makes this story so upsetting and has raised eyebrows is that this latest drowning marks the 3rd drowning at this location within the last 4 years. Now how… 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

Swim Coach Tracey Boyd Found Guilty Of Elise Cerami Drowning

Once again and sadly we are following up on yet another story of a drowning that took place during swimming practice in the state of Texas. This particular incident took place June 20th, 2016 at the Carroll Aquatics Center located in Southlake, Texas. The reason we are paying so much… Continue reading

***UPDATE: More Trouble For San Ramon High School

On October 7th, 2018 we wrote a blog in regards to the drowning of Benjamin Curry during a swim class at San Ramon High School in Danville, CA (http://www.old.goldenstatelifeguards.com/san-ramon-valley-high-school-drowning/). This class was conducted by coach Aaron Becker who is the subject of this particular drowning case. Well, new details have… Continue reading