Become a Lifeguard

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Be a leader, save lives, become a lifeguard! Applications will be accepted starting January 2023.  The deadline to submit applications is April 3, 2023.

Applicants must be 15 years of age or older and pass the Red Cross certification class.

Click here for an application.

If applicant is under the age of 16, Department of Labor forms are required. Both forms for "During School Term" and "During Non-School Term" must be filled out.

Click here for Department of Labor forms.

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A certification class will be provided by the City of Marshfield for hired applicants.  Students will complete 7.5 hours of course work online before in-person classes. 

Students will complete 19.5 hours of in-person classes at the Dr. Tommy Macdonnell Aquatics Center. Class dates are: Friday, May 19th 4-7pm, Saturday, May 20th 9am-5pm, Monday, May 22nd, Tuesday, May 23rd  4-7pm, and  Thursday May 25th  4-7pm. Students must attend all days and times for certification. 

Lifeguards will learn CPR for the professional rescuer, deep water and shallow water rescue skills, and pool extrication methods.