Lifeguard Jobs



Become a Lifeguard

Join our Aquatics Team! The first step to becoming a City of Round Rock Lifeguard is taking part in one of our training classes! Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies with the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. (Scroll down to view training schedule). The course is designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a variety of scenarios in and around the water. You will learn how quick response times and effective preparation are vital to being a lifeguard while also understanding the crucial elements in helping to prevent drownings and injuries. A minimum amount of 3 participants must be signed up for each class. Minimum age 15 years old. Register for Lifeguard Training Classes at  Class Fee is $215. Scholarships are available. Contact the aquatics manager for more details: or call 512-218-5540 **Get Trained for $75 ($140 Savings with a Commitment to Work for City of RR. Call to sign up: 512-218-5540)**

Once you are registered for a Lifeguard Training Class, you may apply for Aquatics Jobs at!


Summer Jobs By Position:


• Lifeguard – APPLY HERE

• Pool Attendant – APPLY HERE

• Swim Instructor – APPLY HERE

• Pool Supervisor – APPLY HERE  Please Note: Cashier Supervisor (No Lifeguard experience required) / Lifeguard Supervisor (Lifeguard experience required

• Pool Manager – APPLY HERE (Lifeguard experience required)

Training Classes

Each lifeguard training course requires a Pre-Requisite In-Water Skills Assessment to become a member of each class. For a $5/session fee you can come try out/ practice the assessment skills with a coach. You will gain pointers on how to improve your swim strokes, up your treading endurance, and get a feel for swimming with the 10 lb. brick. Classes are 40 min. long.  

Dates Days & Times Facility Course Code Cost
By Appointment Call for details: 512-218-5540 CMRC Pool By Appt. $5
Jan 29, 2020
Sat 1:15 – 1:45pm CMRC Pool 51109 $5
Feb 26, 2022 Sat 1:15 – 1:45pm CMRC Pool
51101 $5
April 23, 2022 Sat 1:15 – 1:45pm CMRC Pool 51102 $5

Learn more about the Lifeguard Course and Pre-Requisite Skills here.  
Coaching also available by appointment.  Contact us at 512-218-5540 or for details.  $5 per session.


This program teaches candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful candidates will receive Lifeguard, CPR/AED for the Professional, and First Aid certifications valid for 2 years.  Requirements: At least 15 years of age before the last scheduled class and successfully complete the in-water skills assessment of:

a. 300 yard continuous swim;

b. 20 yard swim to 7-10 ft. depth, retrieve 10 lb. object and swim back;

c. 2 min tread with no hands


LIFEGUARD JOBS: Successful completion of our training classes allows candidates eligibility for Lifeguards Jobs with the City of Round Rock. 

Dates Days & Times Facility Course Code Cost
December 27 – 31, 2021 (1 week): Holiday Break Mon – Thurs, 10am – 7pm // Fri 10am-2pm Lake Creek Pool / CMRC Pool 51108 $215**
March 14 – 18, 2022 (1 week) : Spring Break
Mon – Fri,  10am – 6pm
Lake Creek Pool 51109 $215**
April 1 – 10, 2022 (2 weekends) Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pm Lake Creek Pool 51110 $215**

**LifeguardTraining classes are available for a discounted rate of $75 for individuals who commit to work for Round Rock Parks and Recreation for the summer season.  Contact us at 512-218-5540 for more details.  Discounted sign-ups can only be done via phone or in person.

Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. This class is offered for those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring).  Proof of certification will be required to enter class.  Deep water portions of class will take place at Lake Creek Pool.  Minimum of 3 students.

Dates Days & Times Facility Course Code Cost
December 18-19, 2021 Sat & Sun 10am  -6pm Lake Creek Pool / CMRC Pool 51104 $99
March 19-20, 2022 Sat & Sun 10am  -6pm Lake Creek Pool 51105 $99
Please contact us for more$325.00***

***Instructor Training classes are available for a discounted rate of $125 for individuals who commit to work for Round Rock Parks and Recreation for the summer season. Contact us at 512-218-5540 for more details. Discounted sign ups can only be processed via phone or in person at the Parks and Recreation Main Office 301 W. Bagdad Ste. 250.

Become a Swim Instructor

We accept Water Safety Instructor candidates age 15 and over, and we offer FREE training to beginners, with no experience necessary! The training is designed to prepare you to aid in the instruction and swim development of children through adults. You will learn the basic progressions of stroke development and this training will give you the baseline you need to begin exploring further training as a certified American Red Cross WSI. Apply today to interview for our Water Safety Instructor training and job program:

Click Here to learn more about all City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation SUMMER JOB Opportunities!



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