15 Thoughts All Lifeguards Have Memorial Day Weekend
Start writing a post

15 Thoughts All Lifeguards Have Memorial Day Weekend

It really is the best and the worst weekend of our summer

15 Thoughts All Lifeguards Have Memorial Day Weekend

Summer is a great time of year, and for most lifeguards, prime money making season. We spend all winter wishing we were in the sun on the side of the pool, guarding the patrons we know all too well. When Memorial Day rolls around, we're all too eager to get back. Here's some thoughts all lifeguards have opening weekend.

1. Opening weekend, it's good to be back.

2. I don’t need sunscreen, I’ll be fine.

3. You cannot run, you were never allowed to run before, so why are you running?

4. Is that kid just holding his breath for a really long time or is he in trouble?

5. If I have to make a save on my first day back...

6. I may actually die of heat stroke up here.

7. Is that a rule? Can I make up a rule?

8. *Tries to make any loud noise into a thunder call*


10. Are my tan lines bad?

11. No, you cannot eat in the pool, or in the grass area, or anywhere I’m going to have to clean it up.

12. They’re about to swim into each other. Should I whistle? Ah, too late.

13. Adult swim: nap time.

14. We close in 15 minutes, why are people still coming in?

15. I have the best job in the world.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments