1900 Market St Street | 8th Floor | Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 215.546.6719 | email: centercity@centercityresidents.org   Travis Oliver, Operations Manager

Free Lifeguard training and Lifeguard Summer Jobs with Parks & Rec

26 Apr 2021 3:18 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

Each year Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires hundreds of lifeguards. One of the best-paying summer jobs around, Parks & Rec lifeguards earn up to $16.97 per hour, with starting pay set at $14.74 per hour.

We help candidates train and prepare for the required Red Cross lifeguard certification. Red Cross certification is:

  • Required for most lifeguarding jobs.
  • Valid for two years. Candidates must be recertified after two years.

Lifeguard certification is free for applicants ages 16-24 who commit to working at a City pool. The Red Cross lifeguard certification fee is $110 for all other candidates. 

Learn more and apply below. 

Become a Lifeguard


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