How to Become a Lifeguard

Step 1: Start the hiring process by selecting a location near you and applying. We will reach out to schedule an interview.

Step 2: After your interview, register for one of our training courses. Don’t forget to ask your Lifeguard Experience Manager if any discount codes are available!

Step 3: Know someone else who might be interested? Tell them about us and you could receive $50 for each referral.

So you want to become a lifeguard?

Not so fast, there are numerous prerequisites needed to gain an official lifeguard certification. While sought after by many, this job poses many challenges, most of which involve the safety and well being of people’s lives, leaving no room for error or lackadaisical efforts. Below are various requirements needed before becoming a certified Ellis & Associates lifeguard. We’ll equip you with the knowledge on how to get lifeguard certified.