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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Want to be a lifeguard?

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Enroll in Lifeguard Academy and get certified this fall!

The Lifeguard Academy will be held on October 12 through October 26 on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at Courson Pool. 

Lifeguard Academy participants who successfully complete the class requirements will receive American Red Cross Lifeguarding certifications and are guaranteed an interview to become a City of Palmdale lifeguard upon completion of employment application and pre-screening test during recruitment period. Course fee includes textbook, supplies, facial covering, pocket mask, hip pack, and Red Cross Certification fee. Participants must be able to swim 11 yards continuous prior to the first day of the course. Participants unable to pass the swim test, will be withdrawn from the class and the class fee with be fully refunded. All lifeguard candidates who wish to apply for a job must be 17 years of age by July 1, 2023.

Graduates who are successful at becoming a Lifeguard I start at $18.48/hr and can earn up to $2,000 next summer in premium pay. Two new certification tracks: Shallow and deep water. Minimum requirements are you must successfully pass the initial swim test: a 100 yard continuous swim and a brick retrieval from 5 feet of water.

Must register by October 10 at 12:00 p.m.  

Learn more and register today!
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