Due to current state and county health regulations, the Poway Community Swim Center is OPEN for limited use with reservations. Learn more about swim reservations here. View all Covid-19 updates here.
 For All Courses:
If hired, the City of Poway will refund the cost of the class upon the completion of 80 hours of service.
Register for a Lifeguard Certification Course now!

If you want to make a difference and get a job working outdoors, sign up for Lifeguard Training today!

After successfully completing the lifeguard training course, participants will earn their certification for Lifeguarding / First Aid / CPR / AED / Title 22 / Oxygen.

There is a water skills test on the 1st day of class that includes swimming, treading and a brick retrieval. Failure to complete this test will result in dismissal from the course.

Learning occurs inside and outside of class. One-hundred percent attendance and participation is required. Class fee includes book and resuscitation mask. You must be 15 years of age by the first day of class.

Lifeguards in Training Practice CPR

Upcoming Classes - Classes are back with guidance from the American Red Cross!

For more information on classes starting April, 2021, click here