Lifeguard Training 2022 Begins Soon!

January 28, 2022  
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JaxParks Aquatics is gearing up for this year's swim season and are looking to hire lifeguards! Never been a lifeguard or need to be recertified as a lifeguard, no problem, get the training you need with us.  All you have to do is complete these three prerequisites skills: 

  • 300 yard swim
  • 2 minutes of treading water without using hands
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick from the bottom of the diving well.
And that's it! See the 2022 training dates and locations below.

2022 Training dates:

Recertification Course - All times are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • March 18th - Woodland Acres
  • April 9th - Woodland Acres
  • April 18th - Emmett Reed
  • May 7th - Julius Guinyard

Full Length Training Classes - All times are 3:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • March 21st - March 25th - Woodland Acres 
  • April 18th - April 22nd - Emmett Reed
  • April 25th - 29th - Pine Forest


Hybrid Courses - Different times are listed below

March 14th & March 15th, Woodland Acres

  • Saturday  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 16th & March 17th, Charles Clark

  • Saturday  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 19th & March 20th, Cecil

  • Saturday  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

April 2nd & April 3rd

  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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Addresses


Cecil - 13611 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221
Charles Clark - 8793 Sibbald Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32208
Emmett Reed - 1093 W. 6th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209
Julius Guinyard - 1358 N. Jefferson St., Jacksonville, FL 32209
Pine Forest - 2335 Gattis Ln., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Woodland Acres - 8200 Kona Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32211
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