American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

We are not offering Lifeguard classes at this time.

We are currently hiring lifeguards, find description and application here. 


American Red CrossThis class is for those who are interested in becoming a certified lifeguard. Participants will learn how to respond to accidents in aquatic areas, prevent drowning by executing rescues and assists, and provide rescue and emergency care. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. Positions may be available at the Community Center indoor pool or Troy Family Aquaticy Center upon successful completion of class. Visit the jobs page for current openings. 

Classes offered year-round for ages 15 and up.

NOTE: Additional deep water test date TBD for all lifeguard classes. Must be able to swim 12 lengths of the pool. No refunds processed after the class begins.

Those employed by the City of Troy for more than 6 months after successful completion of the class will receive a full reimbursement. Free for current employees.