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Cortez Swimming Pool3434 W. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85051
All class dates and times are required. Make ups for missed class time will not be an option.
This class teaches lifeguarding skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, which is required to be a City of Phoenix lifeguard.
Participants will be certified the for 1 year in StarGuard Elite and American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) basic first aid and CPR/AED training.
On the first day of class, participants will be tested on the follow prerequisite skills:
- 300 yards of continuous swimming using either freestyle or breaststroke
- Tread water for one minute without using hands
- 10-pound brick retrieval in 12 feet of water
A full refund will be given for anyone not able to pass the prerequisites.
All candidates will be required to complete approximately 8 hours of on-line training. Participants will receive an email from StarGuard Elite with access to the on-line portion of class.
Cortez pool will be heated and the majority of all class dates will be conducted in the water. Swim suit, towels and water are required for every class. Snacks and goggles are recommended.
If you have any questions, please call the aquatics office at 602-534-6585.
Interviews for City of Phoenix Lifeguard positions:
- March 7
- March 21
- April 4
Positions will be filled beginning on March 9th with preference given to those that are StarGuard certified and complete the March 7th interview process.
Activity Secondary Category
Emp Training - StarGuard
Address: 3434 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021