Pool & Waterpark
Lifeguard Training Course
For ages 15+
Prepare for a job that is both challenging and rewarding!
This comprehensive course includes water safety and rescue techniques, CPR, First Aid, AED certification, oxygen support training. and an online class. Internet access is required to complete the book and test portion of this course prior to the class.
Questions? Contact the Aquatic Manager Matt.Hartnett@DPParks.org
You can start the application process online HERE.
Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center Map and Directions
• 15 years of age or older by June 1, 2021
• Tread water for 1 minute using only your legs.
• Swim 100 yards continuously, using front crawl or breast stroke.
• Retrieve a 10lb brick from a depth of 7 feet and swim to the side. NOTE: Subsequent training, in an outdoor pool, will require retrieving a 10lb brick from a depth of 12 feet and swimming to the side.
All training sessions are held at the Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center, in the Party Room and Lap Pool.
Internet access is required to complete the book and test portion of this course prior to the class.
Lifeguard class fees
A) New candidates: R/NR: $50
B) Returning lifeguards: R/NR: $25