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Lifeguard Training
Junior Lifeguard Program (ages 10 through 14)
Saint Parks and Recreation offers a Junior Lifegaurding program to promote water safety and teach youth valuable lifeguarding skills. Participants will gain valuable first-hand experience including how to enforce pool rules and regulations, scanning, use of safety equipment, emergency action plans, facility cleanliness and operation. Junior Lifegaurding classes are offered at Como Regional Park Pool, Great River Water Park, and Highland Park Aquatic Center.

To register online for Junior Lifegaurding, please view the schedule for your desired location below, choose a session number, then click here to register.

2014 City of Saint Paul Lifeguard Training Opportunities
The City of Saint Paul is offering a challenging and fun approach to professional lifeguard training. The International Lifeguard ProgramTM (ILTPTM) offered by Ellis and Associates is a state-of the-art training that teaches lifeguard rescue skills, First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen Support, Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and so much more.  Those who complete the training have the potential of being hired as a City of Saint Paul Lifeguard at one of the following facilities: Como Regional Park Pool, Great River Water Park, Highland Park Aquatic Center and Phalen Regional Park Beach.  Registration fee covers ILTPTM Book, Completion Card and class time.

Please register for one of the sessions listed below over the phone, onsite, or online here:
On this page find "Aquatic Programs (Swimming and Lifeguarding)" and click to view available programs. Follow the links for the specific lifeguard session desired. Once you have selected the desired lifeguard session please click Add To My Cart to process the registration.
Questions or to register over the phone please call 651-642-0253 to speak with an Aquatics Supervisor.
Registering over the phone or online requires credit card payment only.  In person, cash or credit card only.  

All trainings will be held at the Great River Water Park: 270 N. Lexington PKWY 55104

Cost: $55 / session






Saturdays January 18 - March 29 11am - 2pm


 Mondays & Wednesdays

 March 24 - April 28

 6pm - 9pm


  Monday - Friday

 March 31 - April 4

 9am - 4:30pm

Lifeguard Staff

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