Lifeguard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lifeguard quotes, lifeguard sayings, and lifeguard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Let me put it this way, if you were drowning, you wouldn't really be in a place to lend a hand as far as being rescued. You'd be at the mercy of the lifeguard. Once pulled out, you may be a little out of it, not sure where you are, but safe nonetheless. Bart Millard
It is a gift to be a teenager, and I see a dad's job as lifeguard, not chaperone. Jonathan Franklin
This thing with the lifeguard... things happen. Keep moving or die. Liz W. Garcia
Look, if you don't want to hire Kelly as a lifeguard just because she's a woman, that's discrimination. Sam Bobrick
If only I had known that being a lifeguard meant guarding their lives, I would never have said yes. Stephen Hillenburg
The difference between being a lifeguard and a private eye is that a lifeguard has to spot trouble and respond. Private eye gets hired by someone who's already in trouble. Either way, a stranger's life is suddenly in your hands. David Hasselhoff
Lifeguards are sick! It is unnatural to spend all your time standing on sand, unless you are an A-rab, or a cat. Jim Mulholland
I'm a lifeguard, I work at a pool with three other guys. We didn't give ourselves a name. Stuart Murdoch
Sand, water, muscles, gleaming... things. It all spells the beach. And yet, the beach can be a dangerous place. That's why we have people we call lifeguards. Mark Leveson
And throughout the ages, lifeguards have been sung about in song, and in song, because that's the only way you CAN... Mark Leveson
Twenty years as a lifeguard teaches you to recognize people in trouble. I knew the second I saw her she was drowning, even though she wasn't even in the water. David Hasselhoff
There are many differences between being a lifeguard and being a PI. Lifeguards run on sand. PIs run on everything. David Hasselhoff
Most of the big, strong boys are lifeguards as a sideline. Paul Gerard Smith
Patrolling the length and the breadth of your pool / I call your name from the vestibule / Lifeguard Stephen Brian Street
Lifeguard, save me from life / Save me from life / Save me from the ails and the ills, and / from other things. Stephen Brian Street
Guess I'll swim way out into the sea / And then I'll meet him when he rescues me / (Please don't talk to the lifeguard please don't talk to the lifeguard) / Dark and handsome... George Goehring
Swimming in the sea and I think I'll / You guessed it / Only lifeguards / Only lifeguards / Packing all the time /Can save me / Waiting X3 / For the son of man Brian Milko
Take me out so deep when you know you can't swim / Need a lifeguard and I need protection / To put it on me deep in the right direction Fred Jerkins III
Lifeguard jobs typically involve watching swimmers and helping to ensure their safety while in the water, as well as enforcing rules, regulations, and local laws. Jason R. Rich
Many lifeguard jobs are seasonal and are held by students. Jason R. Rich
Lifeguards who are posted at the lakes and ocean beaches must be on the watch for strong currents, changing weather conditions, and dangerous animals, such as jellyfish and sharks. Facts On File
Lifeguards not only need to be strong swimmers, but they must be levelheaded, calm, and ready to react in emergency situations. Facts On File
Many lifeguards also work as swimming instructors. Facts On File
Lifeguard have a tremendous amount of responsibility when on duty. Facts On File
Lifeguards also work as teachers, ensuring that people adhere to safe bathing areas and other rules. Susan Hodgson
Some people become lifeguards for the wrong reason. They want to sit in the sun all day and work on their tans--or nap in style at an indoor facility. In reality, life guarding is far from relaxing. Ryan Jacobson
A good lifeguard needs to be alert, observant, and able to react quickly in an emergency. Ryan Jacobson
To be a lifeguard, you need to be a strong swimmer with a knack for staying focused, Ryan Jacobson
As a lifeguard, your mission is to keep swimmers safe, mainly by helping them avoid dangerous situations. Ryan Jacobson
Lifeguards at beaches and swimming pools are needed only during summer. T Hartzenberg