Lifeguard Training

Become a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard for Appleton Parks & Recreation!

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, it all starts with the training! You will learn the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies as well as provide care for different medical emergencies, illnesses, and injuries until EMS personnel arrives.

Prerequisites: Be 15 years of age on or before the last day of the class, swim 300 yards (12 lengths of the pool) without stopping, tread water for 2 minutes with only using your legs, retrieve a submerged, 10 lb. object from 7-10 feet of water and return to starting point in 1:40 seconds.

Interested in becoming a lifeguard?  Check out this Lifeguard 101 video to see how to get started!

Lifeguard Training

Become a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard for Appleton Parks & Recreation!

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, it all starts with the training! You will learn the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies as well as provide care for different medical emergencies, illnesses, and injuries until EMS personnel arrives.

Prerequisites: Be 15 years of age on or before the last day of the class, swim 300 yards (12 lengths of the pool) without stopping, tread water for 2 minutes with only using your legs, retrieve a submerged, 10 lb. object from 7-10 feet of water and return to starting point in 1:40 seconds.

Once you successfully compete the course you will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/ First Aid/ CPR/ AED, valid for 2 years.

If you apply and work for Appleton Parks and Recreation for the 2022 summer, you will be reimbursed your registration fee at the end of the summer.

For additional questions, please contact Krystal at 920-832-3926 or [email protected].

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