Effective October 10, 2020, some City-run recreation and instructional programs are suspended for the remainder of the year, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Service changes are outlined on the City's COVID-19 webpage.
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Want to wear that red-and-white shirt and patrol the borders of the pool? There's a lot more to lifeguarding/lifesaving than meets the eye; all certified lifeguards have gone through rigorous training and testing to ensure that they can adapt to any situation and help in any way necessary. There's a lot of responsibility on their shoulders -- you never know when you'll need to save a life! If you think you're interested in becoming a lifeguard, then our series of pre-lifeguarding programs are for you. The Patrol programs introduce water responsibility and rescue abilities, while the Junior Lifeguard Club allows children to learn about lifeguarding skills. The Bronze programs are a series of levels that teach the required skills to become a lifesaver and swim instructor, including lifesaving skills, CPR, and the principles of emergency procedures.
Visit Swim Lessons and Leadership to find out more about registered swim programs. Pool Closures and Service Alerts will list any disruptions or changes to outdoor pools, indoor pools or wading pools.