Participants must be 15 years old by the last day of the class.
$135 per participant (Cost includes manual)
$110 per participant when 3 or more register together!
5:00 pm on Friday prior to the course start date
Participants must pass a prerequisite swim test prior to registering for the course:
- Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breast stroke, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Goggles may be used for this swim.
- Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
- Retrieve a 10 lb brick from a depth of at least 7 ft and swim 20 yards back to the wall and exit the pool within a time limit of 1 minute and 40 seconds.
After passing a written and skills test, participants will earn a certificate in Lifeguarding and First Aid as well as a certificate in Professional Rescuer CPR and AED. These certificates are good for 2 years.
Applying as a Lake Jackson Lifeguard
Lake Jackson Lifeguards must be at least 16 years of age the starting pay is $10.50/hr