Get in on lifeguard trainings
We have new opportunities for those who wish to become lifeguards at JBLM pools:
• To become a lifeguard student, you must be age 15 or older. Call 253-967-5390 to schedule an in-water pretest at least two days prior to the first day of class. The pretest consists of a 300-meter front crawl or breaststroke swim, two-minute tread using legs only and a timed brick retrieval.
Classes will be held Fridays, 5–10 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. on the following dates:
- July 8-10
- Aug. 5-7
- Sept. 9-11
Upon successful completion of the pretest, the instructor will email you the blended learning online content. The free training includes pocket mask and certification. You must complete an online course (approximately seven hours) prior to the first day of class. Expect a physically strenuous class with skills work both in and out of the water.
• Those who complete JBLM lifeguard training and get hired will receive a $500 retention bonus after working 50 hours and an additional $500 after 100 hours at JBLM.
Soldiers Field House Pool