The Syracuse Parks trains and hires lifeguards to help ensure the safety of our pool patrons.
To become a lifeguard you must:
If you are a certified lifeguard and need to renew your certification email ParksAquatics@syr.gov for more information.
Staff will contact you upon passing the pre-requisite swim test. Classes are at Valley Pool.
Remember to bring:
At the end of the class you will be certified in:
Upon completing and passing the certification class, we will provide an application for employment.
For pool cancellations/closings:
Become a Lifeguard
Swim in a City Pool
What to know before you go