American Red Cross Training

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
[email protected]
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Click here to register for American Red Cross Training
The City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department's Aquatics team is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Training in Spring of 2022.  These certification courses provide candidates an opportunity to learn how to prevent and respond to emergencies in or around bodies of water. 

We are hiring summer lifeguard now! WORK FOR US - YOUR COURSE IS FREE!

BENEFITS of working for City of Knoxville Aquatics:

 Free Training & Certification (once hired)
 Opportunity for Promotion
 Multiple Locations
 Flexible Hours & Schedules
 Year Round Work Opportunities
 Make Friends, Have Fun, Be a part of our Team


Lifeguard training offers candidates an opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills to recognize, prevent, respond to emergencies in and around bodies of water.

Click here for more information and to register.

For Ages:  15+
Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/PR - valid for 2 years
Course Timeline:  Friday 5:30pm-9pm | Saturday 9am-6pm | Sunday 1pm-6pm
2022 Spring Courses: 
 Course 1 - $60 - LG222 - April 8-10
 Course 2 - $60 - LG223 - April 22-24
 Course 3 - $60 - LG224 - April 29-May 1
 Course 4 - $60 - LG225 - May 13-15

* All courses require a successfully completed pre-course to officially enter.  Pre-test for each course occurs the Monday prior to your scheduled course.

Contact KPRD Aquatics staff for more information at [email protected]
Click here for more information and to register.