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Aptly named lifeguard retiring after 40 years on Manatee beaches

Meet Rex Beach, who has been a Manatee County lifeguard for 40 years. What a fitting name.

  • For the last 40 years the beaches in Manatee County have been just a little bit safer thanks to Rex Beach.
  • Aptly named lifeguard retiring after 40 years on Manatee beaches
  • Rex Beach is retiring after 40 years as a lifeguard
  • According to our partners at the Bradenton Herald there were two other county employees who retired at the same time as Rex Beach.
  • “I’ve had people come back from Europe and say that I’m their life guard and they look forward to seeing me and I inspired their kid to become a lifeguard and something like that,” Beach said.

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@BN9: “Meet Rex Beach, who has been a Manatee County lifeguard for 40 years. What a fitting name.”


For the last 40 years the beaches in Manatee County have been just a little bit safer thanks to Rex Beach.


Aptly named lifeguard retiring after 40 years on Manatee beaches

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