Lifeguard Certification Home

Welcome to the Lifeguard Certification website!  Our goal is to make it easy for you to learn everything you need to know to begin your career as a lifeguard.  If you don’t know how to get started, you’ve come to the right place.  You’ll find articles on everything from courses to physical training tips or typical  job requirements.

Want to learn more about how to make this job a reality for you?  Simply browse below and in the navigation bar for articles on taking your career to the next level.

Certification Courses  What courses do you need to take and where can you find them in your local area?

Physical Requirements  Worried about performing your duties on the job?  Don’t stress because you do not need to be a body builder to be great at your job.

Lifeguard Exercises  Need to get in shape for your course?  Grab a few tips and ideas to get started.

Salary  How much can you expect to earn and what can you do to improve your chances of a higher salary?

Job Responsibilities & Job Duties  Before you start your first job (or even interview for your first job), it’s good to have an idea of what will be expected of you.

Becoming a lifeguard can be a challenging process but the effort will pay off in a rewarding career move and great resume builder.  This job demands excellent leadership, a high level of physical fitness, and great communication skills.

As a result, this experience can further many careers in the health and fitness fields.  For example, if you want to become a personal trainer or physical therapist, this would be an excellent summer job.

But lifeguarding can prove to be an excellent career in itself with room for growth as a manager or supervisor of other works at a pool, beach, resort, or water park. And because these jobs are available all around the world, your skills could help you to find positions in warm, exotic locations and give you an opportunity to travel.

Ready to get started? Read the articles mentioned above for more information.