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!


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 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.  

DatesDays & TimesFacilityCourse CodeCost
February 27, 2021Sat 1:15 – 1:45pmCMRC Pool40255$5
April 24, 2021Sat 1:15 – 1:45pmCMRC Pool40256$5
May 1, 2021Sat 9:30 – 10amLake Creek Pool46131$5
May 15, 2021Sat 9:30 – 10amLake Creek Pool46132$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.

DatesDays & TimesFacilityCourse CodeCost
March 15 – 19, 2021 (1 week) : Spring BreakMon – Fri, 10am – 6pmLake Creek Pool / CMRC Pool40259$215**
April 9 – 18, 2021 (2 weekends)Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool40260$215**
April 16 – 25, 2021 (2 weekends)Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool46125$215**
April 30 – May 9, 2021 (2 weekends)Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool46126$215**
May 14 – 23, 2021 (2 weekends)Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool46127$215**
May 19 – 23, 2021  (1 week)Wed – Fri 6 – 9pm // Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool46128$215**
June 1 – 5, 2021  (1 week)Tues – Sat, 10am – 6pmLake Creek Pool46129$215**
DatesDays & TimesFacilityCourse CodeCost
March 20-21, 2021Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool / CMRC Pool40263$99
April 9 – 18, 2021Sat & Sun 10am  -6pmLake Creek Pool46130$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:

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