The Fond du Lac Recreation Department will be hiring Lifeguards to work at the Outdoor Pools and/or indoor Aquatic Center for the summer. Lifeguards have the opportunity of working full-time, job sharing, or working as a sub. All Lifeguards must be certified through the American Red Cross; completion of the course certifies Lifeguards for 2 years.
Guards – $12.50/hour at hire
$.50/hour increase per year
Head Guards – $16.00/hour at hire
$.75/hour increase per year
All guards receive an additional $1/hour upon working 150 or more hours at outdoor pools with successful performance.
Receive a free YMCA membership when lifeguarding.
Lifeguard Training Class – www.fdlrecdept.com (920) 929-2885.
Location – Aquatic Center – 100 W. 9th Street, FDL
Dates – April 1 & 2 (Blended Learning) – Activity Code 2223-299; June 5 – 9 (In-person) – CONTACT REC DEPT TO REGISTER
Days – Saturday & Sunday (BL); Monday – Friday (In-person)
Times – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost – FREE for Blended Learning; may incur a fee if residency is outside the FDL School District
Pre-requisites for the class:
• Students must be 15 years old to work as a lifeguard
• Swim 300 yards using front crawl and/or breaststroke in a continuous swim with rhythmic breathing and stroke, no touching the bottom of the pool or resting at any time.
• Tread water for two minutes using only leg motion (hands will be placed under opposite armpits).
• Swim 20 yards, go down 7 – 9 feet, retrieve a brick, maintain two hands on the brick while swimming
20 yards to the starting point and getting out of the water without using a ladder. Time Limit: 1 minute 40 seconds
For more information, please contact the Aquatic Center at (920) 929-3536 or the Rec Dept at (920) 929-2885 or register online at www.fdlrecdept.com.