The Syracuse Parks trains and hires lifeguards to help ensure the safety of our pool patrons.
To become a lifeguard you must:
Sign up for a Certification Class
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.
Check your eligibility.
If you are a certified lifeguard but need to renew your certification, click here.
Once you have passed your swim test requirements, sign up for a certification class.
Attend all sessions of your selected class.
Apply for a job in person.
At the end of the certification class, we will give you an application for employment.
Complete the hiring process with a Personnel representative, as directed in your hire letter.