Lifeguard Exchange

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Live, work, and travel this summer as a lifeguard, manager, or intern in the Washington DC Metro Area.  The Lifeguard Exchange is a program of High Sierra Pools and we recruit at universities and colleges all around the US and internationally to staff our 750+ pools with the World’s Best Lifeguards.  We offer positions that range from lifeguards, pool managers, and internships that help candidates gain valuable work experience within their fields of study including recreation administration, hospitality management, business, and many other majors.


Our program boasts competitive pay, optional summer housing, and college credit opportunities when applicable for internships. Submerge yourself in a great company culture with staff from all over the world.  You’ll enjoy several company-wide outings like beach parties, Major League Baseball games, regional Lifeguard Olympics, intramural sports exhibitions, and so much more. This program blends rewarding job responsibilities and experience with a unique and affordable way to travel and explore your nation’s capital.

Get certified as an American Redcross Lifeguard at you school or in your hometown.  Alternatively, we offer comprehensive training onsite depending on your arrival date. We’ll accommodate a work schedule that will fit with your school’s summer break schedule.  Don’t forget to ask us about the travel reimbursement for certified lifeguards that are hired before April 1, 2018.

Check out our video below, and all of the additional information provided in the tabs below. If you have questions about the program or simply just want chat with our friendly staff—do not hesitate to call or email us today!