Becoming a lifeguard or a swim instructor is a great student job! It looks amazing on a resume and can travel with you anywhere in Canada. Also, did we mention you start at $18 an hour?! Learn what you need to start your lifeguarding or swim instructor career today!
To become a lifeguard, you are required to pass specific courses:
Register for Lifeguard Courses
Bronze Medallion: Age 13+ or Bronze Star
Bronze Cross: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid
National Lifeguard: Age 15+, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid
Swim Instructor Courses
To become a swim instructor, you are required to pass specific courses:
Register for Swim Instructor Courses
Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor: 15 years of age by the end of the course and Bronze Cross (need not be current)
- Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor: 15 years of age by the end of the course and Bronze Cross (need not be current)
Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Job Postings
Lifeguards and swim instructors are always in high demand!
CKRecreation Lifeguard Postings
You can submit your application to our job registry for part-time casual and call-in lifeguard positions. Search under the
Jobs Page for more details on how to apply to the job registry.