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Fall Aquatics COVID-19 Update

For the safety of our staff and participants, fall aquatics activities will not be offered at this time.

We hope to see you in our pools once it is deemed safe to be indoors without face coverings. Future updates regarding the status of our aquatics program will be posted on Facebook and We appreciate your understanding.

Lifeguard Training

Training and Hiring Lifeguards for MPS Pools!

Starting pay: $12-14 per hour

  • Working hours can be scheduled around school hours and extracurricular activities.
  • Opportunities for raises, further training, and advancement.
  • Milwaukee Recreation has highly competitive rates for lifeguards compared to others in the area.

Training Cost: $35

Register here

Coupon Code(s): Lifeguard Training

Skills to be tested:

  • Swim 300 yards (breast stroke and/or front crawl without flip turns)
  • Tread water without using your hands for two minutes.
  • Retrieve and return a 10-pound brick from the bottom of a pool in 100 seconds. (Time ends when trainee and brick are out of the water)

(Training costs are reimbursed if pre-test is not passed.)

Already Certified?  Apply online or call Denzel for employment information: 414-647-6075

Locations you could work:


Call Luke at 414-647-6076 for additional questions and to schedule a pre-test practice.

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