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Lifeguard class
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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

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Limited Time): $75.00 (no uniform)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Limited Time): $125.00 (with uniform)

REGULAR: $100.00 (no uniform)

REGULAR: $150.00 (with uniform)

RECERTIFICATION (Employee Only): $75.00 (no uniform) 

Non-employee (no uniform): $300

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

REGULAR Class Dates

MARCH 13 - 16 (KATY 1)

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Mar. 13: 10AM - 11AM (Swim Test)

Mar. 14: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

Mar. 15: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

Mar. 16: 10AM - 4PM (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: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

May 7: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

MAY 31 - JUNE 3 (REGULAR)

RICHMOND

May 31: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

June 1: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 2: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 3: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

JUNE 21 - 24 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

June 21: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

June 22: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 23: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 24: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

APRIL 12 - 16 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

Apr. 12: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Apr. 13: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 14: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 15: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

Apr. 16: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

MAY 9 - 13 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

May 9: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 10: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 11: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 12: 4PM - 7PM (LG)

May 13: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

JUNE 7 - 10 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

June 7: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

June 8: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 9: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 10: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

JULY 5 - 8 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

July 5: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

July 6: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

July 7: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

July 8: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

APRIL 19 - 22 (REGULAR)

 KATY 1

Apr. 19: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

Apr. 20: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 21: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

Apr. 22: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

Apr. 23: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

MAY 17 - 21 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

May 17: 4PM - 5PM (Swim Test)

May 18: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 19: 4PM - 7PM (CPR)

May 20: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

May 21: 10AM - 3PM (LG)

JUNE 14 - 17 (REGULAR)

NORTH HOUSTON

June 14: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

June 15: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 16: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 17: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

JULY 12 - 15 (REGULAR)

KATY 1

July 12: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

July 13: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

July 14: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

July 15: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

REcertification Class Dates

APRIL 22 - 23 (RECERT)

KATY 1

Apr. 22: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

Apr. 23: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

JUNE 2 - 3 (RECERT)

KATY 1

June 2: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

June 3: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

MAY 6 - 7 (RECERT)

KATY 1

May 6: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

May 7: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

JUNE 16 - 17 (RECERT)

KATY 1

June 16: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

June 17: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

MAY 20 - 21 (RECERT)

KATY 1

May 20: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

May 21: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

JULY 7 - 8 (RECERT)

KATY 1

July 7: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

July 8: 10AM - 4PM (LG)

Non-employee Class Dates

JUNE 28 - JULY 1

KATY 1

June 28: 10AM - 12PM (Swim Test)

June 29: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

June 30: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

July 1: 10AM - 4PM (CPR)

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