Lifeguard class
information

Looking to become a lifeguard? Below are our lifeguard classes. Fill out a lifeguard class registration form with the class dates if you are ready or fill out an inquiry if you have any questions. 

Class requirements

  • Student must be 15 years of age by the last day of class.

  • $25 deposit must be paid to secure spot in the class PRIOR to the class.

  • Remaining payment must be paid in CASH or CHECK (Check can be made out to Swim Houston Pool Management) at the swim test. 

  • Payment plan is available for Swim Houston employees only. Please email lifeguard@swimhoustonpools.com for more information regarding payment plans.  

  • Student must attend all class dates in each session

  • Student is responsible for providing own swim wear and towel for the swim test and lifeguarding portion of the class (goggles not recommended). 

  • Female students are encouraged to wear a one piece swimsuit or 2 piece guard suit. Please refrain from wearing string bikinis.

  • Male students are encouraged to wear boarding shorts or swim trunks. Please refrain from wearing speedos. 

  • Job application will be given out at the swim test. Application must be returned to instructor on the second day of class along with a copy of student's ID and social security card. 

* Swim Houston reserves all rights to cancel a class session. Students will be moved to the next available class.* 

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requirements

The following will be tested at the swim test. ​

  • Must be 15 years of age by the last day of class

  • Swim 300 yards non-stop using either breast stroke or front crawl.

  • Tread in water for 2 minutes with arms under armpits or in the air. 

  • Swim 20 yards, dive 10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, and swim 20 yards facing up with holding object with both hands.  

Class location

KATY 1:

Swim Test & LG Portion: 24526 Falcon Point Dr. Katy, TX 77494

CPR Portion: Swim Houston Office

5120 Franz Rd Ste. 700 Katy, TX 77493

KATY 2:

Swim Test & LG Portion: 26126 Roesner Rd. Katy, TX 77494

CPR Portion: Swim Houston Office

5120 Franz Rd Ste. 700 Katy, TX 77493

NORTH HOUSTON:

Swim Test, LG & CPR:

7419 Brookleaf Dr.

Houston, TX 77041

RICHMOND:

Swim Test, LG & CPR:

5110 Waterview Estates Trail

Richmond, TX 77407

SUGAR LAND:

Swim Test, LG & CPR:

1910 Williams Trace Blvd. 

Sugar Land, TX 77031

RECERTIFICATION

Employee who wishes to get re-certified must have an American Red Cross Lifeguard & CPR/AED certification within the last two years. 

* Re-certification is only available for those who are entering their 3rd+ years of lifeguarding. 

* Swim Houston instructors has the right to request a student to take the full course if skills requirements are not met.

Class pricing

HOLIDAY SPECIAL (Limited Time): $100.00 (with uniform)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Limited Time): $150.00 (with uniform)

REGULAR: $200 (with uniform)

RECERTIFICATION (Employee Only): $50 (no uniform) 

Non-employee (no uniform): $300

Non-employee recertification (no uniform): $200

Payment plan is available for employee only. Please contact the office for more information.  

REGULAR Class Dates

DECEMBER 27 - 30 (KATY 1)

HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Dec. 27: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Dec. 27: 11AM - 2PM (CPR)

Dec. 28: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Dec. 29: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

Dec. 30: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JANUARY 12 - 16 (KATY 1)

HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Jan. 12: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jan. 13: 11AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jan. 14: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jan. 15: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

Jan. 16: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

FEBRUARY 9 - 13 (KATY 1)

HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Feb. 9: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Feb. 10: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Feb. 11: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Feb. 12: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

Feb. 13: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MARCH 14 - 17 (KATY 1)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Mar. 14: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Mar. 15: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Mar. 16: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Mar. 17: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MARCH 30 - APRIL 3 (KATY 1)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Mar. 30: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Mar. 31: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 1: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 2: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

Apr. 3: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

APRIL 6 - 10 (KATY 1)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Apr 6: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Apr 7: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 8: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 9: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

Apr. 10: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

APRIL 27 - MAY 1 (REGULAR)

RICHMOND

Apr. 27: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Apr. 28: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 29: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 30: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

May 1: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MAY 18 - MAY 22 (REGULAR)

NORTH HOUSTON

May 18: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 19: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 20: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 21: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

May 22: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JUNE 7 - JUNE 10 (REGULAR)

RICHMOND

Jun. 7: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jun. 8: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 9: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 10: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MAY 3 - 7 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

May 3: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 4: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 5: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 6: 4PM - 7PM (LG)

May 7: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MAY 25 - MAY 29 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

May 25: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 26: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 27: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 28: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

May 29: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JUNE 14 - JUNE 17 (REGULAR)

NORTH HOUSTON

Jun. 14: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jun. 15: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 16: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 17: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

MAY 11 - MAY 15 (REGULAR)

SUGARLAND

May 11: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 12: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 13: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 14: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

May 15: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JUNE 1 - JUNE 4 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

Jun. 1: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jun. 2: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 3: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 4: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JUNE 21 - JUNE 24 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

Jun. 21: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jun. 22: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 23: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 24: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

JUNE 28 - JULY 1 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

Jun. 28: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Jun. 29: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jun. 30: 10AM - 2PM (CPR)

Jul. 1: 10AM - 2PM (LG)

REcertification Class Dates

APRIL 21 - APRIL 22 (RECERTIFICATION)

KATY 1

Apr. 21: 4PM - 8PM (CPR)

Apr. 22: 4PM - 8PM (LG)

JUNE 11

(RECERTIFICATION)

KATY 1

June 11: 10AM - 4PM (CPR & LG)

MAY 3 - MAY 4

(RECERTIFICATION)

KATY 1

May 3: 4PM - 8PM (CPR)

May 4: 4PM - 8PM (LG)

MAY 24 - MAY 25

(RECERTIFICATION)

KATY 1

May 24: 4PM - 8PM (CPR)

May 25: 4PM - 8PM (LG)

JUNE 25

(RECERTIFICATION)

KATY 1

June 25: 10AM - 4PM (CPR & LG)

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