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Being a lifeguard is one of the more rewarding jobs you'll ever have.  You'll learn life skills & help save lives, earn lifesaving certifications (First Aid, CPR, AED), gain unparalleled work experience for future careers, engage in fulfilling work, and make a positive impact on our city. 

WE'RE PLANNING FOR THE SUMMER 2023 SEASON NOW - CONSIDER BEING PART OF OUR TEAM!

The job application will open in mid-November, but you can get started on the process now by getting American Red Cross certified.


American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Certification - Fall 2022 Session

  • NEW this year, classes take place on SUNDAYS - you don’t need to miss school activities or work to get certified!
  • All classes start Sunday, October 9th, and go until Sunday, December 18th.
  • Participants [ages 15 & older] must attend all classes for certification.
  • Classes are offered at the following locations:
    • Ridge Park | 1- 5 PM
      1817 W. 96th Street | Act Code: 442053
      REGISTER NOW
    • McGuane Park | 10 AM – 2 PM
      2901 S. Poplar Ave | Act Code: 442051
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    • Homan Square | 10 AM – 2 PM
      3559 W. Arthington | Act Code: 442050
      REGISTER NOW
    • Welles Park | 11 AM – 3 PM
      2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. | Act Code: 442052
      REGISTER NOW