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 Become a Lifeguard!!

Learn How to Save Lives and Make a Difference

You will be taught the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to and provide care for aquatic, breathing, and cardiac emergencies.  You will also be taught the necessary skills to care for injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Class Dates: 
December 28-31
March 14-16
April 1-3
April 15-17
April 29-May 1
May 13-15
May 27-29

Once you preregister for the course, you will be emailed a link that will take you to the online portion of the class.  Expect this to take around eight hours to complete. You will need to provide a course completion certificate at the beginning of your Lifeguarding course in order to continue. Please bring a swim suit, towel, and plenty of water and snacks for the day. 


1. You must be able to swim 300yds, nonstop, only using the front-crawl and the breast-stroke. (Goggles are suggested for this part)

2. You must be able to swim 20yds, dive 10-12ft to retrieve a 10lb brick, and swim 20 yards back holding the brick with both hands in 1:40. (Sorry, no more goggles) 

3. You must be able to tread water for 2 minutes without the use of your hands.

Total Cost: $134

The class fee paid to City of Temple is $99 and includes a pocket mask and a USB with a digital Lifeguard Manual, and hands on training from experienced instructors.
The certification fee is $35 and will be paid to the American Red Cross when you sign-in for the online portion of the class. 

Sign up Today!!
Sammons Indoor Pool
2220 W Ave D
Temple, TX 76504

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City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561