Have fun, stay fit and save lives by joining the City of Tempe's lifeguard certification program.
Become a lifeguard
Step 1: Turn in an application
Applications will be accepted with and without certifications.
Kiwanis Recreation Center (6111 S. All America Way, Tempe, AZ 85283) or
Step 2: Get invited to a skills test. (A manager will call to schedule an interview) All applicants must be able to swim, tread water and submerge up to 12 ft.
Certified applicants must be prepared to demonstrate Lifeguarding and CPR skills at the skills test.
Step 3: A manager will schedule the applicant to take the Ellis and Associated Lifeguard Certification Course
Class dates will be provided upon completing the skills test
Certification fee: $60
Step 4: After passing all 3 steps, get invited to join the City of Tempe Aquatics Lifeguarding Team!
For more information, please contact Kay Horner, Aquatics Coordinator at 480.350.5770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Guard Program 2019
Thank you for your interest in the Junior Guard Program. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 summer season. We hope to see you in 2020.
For more information, please contact Clarissa Knorr, Junior Lifeguard Coordinator at 480.350.5731 or email at Clarissa_Knorr@tempe.gov