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About Guard For Life

The Guard For Life Mission

Build a lifeguard culture that encourages safety, develops workplace confidence and empowers a young workforce.

Guard For Life is a one-of-a-kind program from American Pool. Originally created as a recruiting program, Guard For Life has now grown to be a national program for lifeguards with over 6,500 participants. Our goals include building an exciting lifeguard culture based on empowerment and fun. We provide a friendly work environment where you can develop skills, gain professional confidence and even advance into an aquatics career.


Program Overview

We hire and match lifeguards with lifeguard jobs in local communities. There are pools down the street, in your city or where you go to school. Throughout your employment, we provide online scheduling, on-time payment and supervision.

We also offer American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR/AED certification training. We are currently the largest provider of American Red Cross Lifeguard training in the United States.

Through Guard For Life, you can get a job for the summer, make friends, win prizes and be a part of a larger community of lifeguards.

Become part of our online community on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll provide you with updates on jobs along with some fun/useful lifeguard info.


Lifeguard jobs where you live

Currently, Guard For Life works with 12 American Pool locations nationwide, and we are hiring in the following states:

New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma, Kansas, Alabama and Louisiana

If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to direct message us on Facebook!

You’re not just a lifeguard for the summer, you’re a Guard For Life.

Apply now