Lifeguarding & Pool Staff

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Lifeguarding & Summer Positions

Postings for our summer aquatic positions go live in February 2023!

- Lifeguard

- Swim Instructor

- Assistant Pool Manager

- Pool Manager

Apply here!

Junior Lifeguard Program

Registration opens May 1st

Ages: 12 - 15

Session 1: June 10th - June 21st
Session 2: July 1st - July 12th

Session 3: July 22nd - August 2nd

Price: $15 per session 

The Junior Lifeguard program is designed to prepare potential lifeguards for the skills and tasks they would need to perform when they become eligible to be hired (15 years and older). Participants will get hands-on experience and see first hand what lifeguards do on a day-to-day basis. The junior lifeguards will also learn the basics of CPR and first aid, swim lessons, and water rescue skills. Each junior lifeguard will participate in the lifeguarding staff weekly training on Mondays from 11:30am - 3:30pm.


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Lifeguard Certification

New Certification: $250  |  Recertification: $90

**Now, all training and certifications are free to City of Friendswood employees (applies to applicants upon successful completion)

New Lifeguard Certification Course:

April 5th - 7th @ FHS Natatorium.

Shallow Water LG New & Re-Certifications:
April 19th - 21st @ Friendswood City Pool

Shallow Water Lifeguard Re-certification Course:  April 22nd - April 25th @ FWD City Pool.

*each day will entail 2-hour sessions 

Recertification's only apply to those with a current certification that is soon to expire or is within 90 days of expiration.

Register here for your desired Lifeguarding course under the Aquatics/Pool tab: 

**Certain pre-requisites may apply dependent on the candidate's choice in Lifeguarding course.

Contact the Aquatics Team at or 281-996-3276 for inquiries about Aquatics positions and certifications.

2024 FWD LG course list