LifeguardsOur certified lifeguards keep the beach safe and easy to enjoy for both locals and visitors.
Lack’s Beach Service trains and employs about 150 lifeguards every year from March through October. Our team keeps the beach safe and rents out chairs and umbrellas to beachgoers. Rest easy with a Lack’s certified lifeguard nearby and enjoy beautiful views from our beach chairs.
Find a Spot
From March until October, you can find us watching over almost 10 miles of beach in Myrtle Beach from the Springmaid Pier to the very North end of Myrtle Beach by the Marriott and Ocean Club.
Join the Team!
Interested in becoming a Lack’s lifeguard? Every one of our lifeguards is certified and receives weekly training. Get experienced in different rescue techniques, rescue scenarios, and potential beach hazards. Lifeguards attend Surf School every week to stay sharp and learn more about first aid and lifeguarding from professionals.
Join our team to gain professional skills and make friends with people from all over the world!
Are you on the beach all year round?
You can find us on the beach from March until October. Our peak season is Memorial Day to Labor Day.
How do I rent the chairs and umbrellas?
Any of our lifeguards can assist you with the chair and umbrella rentals right on the beach. Rentals are available 7 days a week.
Are your lifeguards certified?
Absolutely! Safety is our first priority!
Every lifeguard must currently hold certifications of CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding, and First Aid. Every Rookie Lifeguard goes through Rookie School where they are trained by our experienced managers, Police Officers, Beach Patrol, Emergency Medical Services and National Weather Service professionals.
Lifeguards also attend Surf School EVERY WEEK to train on different topics to keep them sharp and aware every day.
How long can we rent the chairs?
You can rent the chairs and umbrellas for a day or the entire week of your vacation!
Where can I find one of your lifeguards?
We guard about 10 miles of beach from Springmaid Pier to the Marriott and Ocean Club. Check out our map to find the Lack’s Beach Services locations!
Are there any important rules or laws I should know for the beach?
We’re glad you asked! We do our best to make sure everyone is following the Myrtle Beach city rules and regulations. Check out the rules and regulations most relevant to beachgoers.