Cool Job Series: The Lifeguard


This month on our #CoolJob Series, Shopping Blitz is recognizing the lifeguard. Lifeguards are responsible for the safety and rescue of swimmers, surfers and water sport participants at beaches, lakes, swimming pools and water parks. Lifeguards are extremely strong swimmers and certified in water rescue and first aid.

While supervising people in the water, lifeguards spend most of their time in the hot sun. Lifeguards need clothing and gear that will protect them from UV rays and keep them cool and comfortable in the heat, so they can focus their attention on keeping swimmers safe. At Shopping Blitz, where you can shop for shoes and clothes online, we have the best products for staying comfortable and protected in the heat.

Aloe Up Pro Ultra Sport SPF 50 Spray Sunscreen 6 oz


Excessive sun exposure can cause premature aging, dark spots, sun damage and even cancer. Since lifeguards spend several hours a day in the sun, it’s important that they protect their skin with sunscreen. They also need a sunscreen that won’t sweat or wash off easily. The Aloe Up Pro Sport Broad Spectrum Continuous Spray Sunscreen provides sun protection at the touch of a button. Its proprietary formula enables a quick and easy application with no pumping or squeezing required.

The sunscreen dispenses at any angle and applies clear. Retails for $14.95.

Men’s Columbia Palmerston Peak Shorts


The Men’s Columbia Palmerston Peak Shorts will keep lifeguards comfortable, whether they’re in the water or on the sand. It features quick drying properties and Omni Shade UPF 50 sun protection to provide extreme comfort and protection. The interior mesh brief delivers additional comfort, while the two zip closed security pockets provide safe and secure storage.

An elastic waist with nylon webbing detail allows a perfect, classic fit. Retails for $29.99.

Women’s prAna Lahari One Piece Swimwear


The prANA Lahari One Piece Bathing Suit is the perfect bathing suit for a lifeguard. Made from stretch, quick dry fabric, this swimsuit is extremely comfortable, lightweight and fast drying. It also has a UPF rating of 50 to protect you from the sun’s harmful UV rays, and an empire band that supplies ample support.

This swimsuit is not only functional and comfortable. It’s also incredibly stylish and flattering, so you’ll want to wear it even when you’re off the clock. Retails for $85.00.


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