The "Watermen" Pro Lifeguard Boardshort has an elastic waist and is preferred by most municipalities and parks across the globe, 75,456 to be exact! This lifeguard short was designed with total comfort in mind! It's super soft, CoolPlus antimicrobial sport liner actually wicks moisture away from the body and keeps you dry on humid days. When purchasing lifeguard shorts, you should probably stay away from the itchy, inexpensive porthole mesh, you and your guards will love you for it. This short is ultra colorfast from sun and chlorine and should last you more than 2-3 seasons. If your women lifeguards are feeling envious, check out the Women’s Pro for the women’s version of the same short.