Lifeguard Information Sessions:
Columbia Association (CA) is looking for new lifeguards and pool managers in your community.
CA team members enjoy flexible hours, a fun work environment, competitive pay (starting at $15 an hour) and a free CA Fit&Play membership — including pools, gyms and so much more!
Have what it takes to be a Columbia life saver, but have questions? Join us at your local neighborhood center for free pizza, information on how to join CA’s Aquatics team, and to have your questions answered.
10400 Cross Fox Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
Interview Schedule For Summer 2023 Season for Aquatics New Lifeguards, Assistant CNSL Coaches, & Instructors:
In order to be an Aquatics New Lifeguard, Lesson Instructor, or Aquatics CNSL Assistant Coach for CA you must be 15 by May 26th, 2023.
The first step in the process is to submit an application starting on or after 12/5/22
The second step is to pass a precertification water screening. You will need to pre-register by calling the Aquatics Office at 410-312-6332.
The precertification water screenings will take place at the:
Columbia Swim Center
10401 Cross Fox Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
Monday's @ 5 pm from December 12th - January 23rd, 2023
Wednesday's @ 6 pm from December 14th - January 25th, 2023
Friday's @ 3 pm from December 16th - January 20th, 2023
Applicants will be asked to swim 200-yard swim (8 lengths), retrieve a ten pound brick from the diving well (feet first), and tread water for two minutes.
To help prepare applicants for the Certification Pre-test, we are offering two Water Screening Walk-throughs in early December from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm at the Columbia Swim Center. During these sessions, certified instructors will provide tips, tutorials, and insight into the entire certification process.
12/01/22 - Columbia Swim Center @ 3:00p
12/08/22 - Columbia Swim Center @ 3:00p
You will need to pre-register by calling the Aquatics Office at 410-312-6332.