Cole Carey speaks about his summer job
Ethan Simons, Arts Editor - August 28, 2017
Frontline asked Cole Carey about his job over the summer.Frontline: What was your summer job?
Cole Carey: I was a lifeguard and swim instructor at Hart Park Pool.
FL: What made you decide to get a summer job?
CC: I wanted to start saving up for college and I thought it would be a good experience.
FL: Did you enjoy your time working?
CC: Yeah, it was fun.
FL: Did you have enough time for yourself while working a job?
CC: Yeah, it was hard to manage time, but I did find time.
FL: What was the hardest part of being a lifeguard?
CC: The hardest part was whenever someone troublesome would come into the pool, or someone started drowning and we’d have to do something about it.
FL: In retrospect, are you glad that you did it?
CC: Yeah, it was a good experience.
FL: Did you ever save anybody? Any close calls?
CC: I didn’t. But we did have saves, and I got to watch one.
FL: Was the lifeguard training hard?
CC: The training wasn’t too bad. It was interesting to learn how to hold people correctly in the water.
FL: Was it a boring job?
CC: Sometimes it was. It was always interesting during swim lessons.
Cole Carey, a fully fledged life guard, poses after a quaint interview.