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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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