Lifeguard Information


Lifeguards are hired to work at one of the City’s 18 outdoor locations June through Labor Day.  Citiparks offers two Lifeguard Training courses prior to the season for those who need certified, as well as additional training for experienced lifeguards. Candidates must have a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification valid through September 7, 2020 and additionally are required to submit criminal background clearances and pass a medical exam.

Please make sure you meet the following criteria before sending your application:

  • At least 16 years old by June 2020
  • A current City of Pittsburgh Resident
  • Willing to work at any of the 18 Citiparks Aquatics Facilities

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Lifeguard Training Information:

Citiparks offers two Lifeguard Training courses for potential employees at the Oliver Bath House in Southside. Over the course of our training, candidates will learn the necessary skills to obtain a Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification as well as policies and procedures required by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Health Department. Below is course information for the two training courses, as well as a registration form that you can fill out and send to the Aquatic Office. There are additional dates for candidates that are already certified, please contact the Aquatics Office for that information. Also, please make sure you apply online through the City's employment center before sending in your registration form for the course.

Course 1: Saturdays 
March 21 - May 2, 2020
12:00pm - 6:00pm
NO CLASS: April 11

Course 2: Tuesdays / Thursdays
May 5 - June 4, 2020
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Lifeguard Training Registration Form

Lifeguard Training Information Sheet

If you have any additional questions, please contact Aquatic Office at 412-323-7928 or



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