Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Training

  1. Lifeguards
  2. Swim Instructors
  3. Job Information


Lifeguard TrainingInternational pool and water park shallow water lifeguard certification is a highly recognized certification throughout the aquatics industry. The instructors are all certified lifeguard instructors and work to ensure that all participants are engaged in a positive learning environment.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive an international pool and water park shallow water lifeguard certificate. Participants must be at least 15-years old, have the ability to pass a swimming pretest, and complete all reading material prior to the start of class.


Lifeguard classes take place throughout the year. Check back regularly for new class offerings. Each session dates typically are held on Fridays from 5:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays & Sundays from  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Training Schedule:
Our next class will be held December 2-5, 2021.  Participants must attend all of the following sessions: 

  • Dec. 2nd from 5:30pm-9pm
  • Dec. 3rd from 5:30pm-9pm
  • Dec. 4th from 9am-5pm
  • Dec. 5th from 9am-5pm

Spots are filling fast!  Register for this class here. For additional information, call 734/394-5460. 

Discover Brochure: all Canton Leisure Services programs, classes, events and services are included in the bi-annual Discover program brochure. Offerings are available for all ages and interests.

Registration: program registration is available online at or at the Summit on the Park front desk.