Become a Junior Life Guard

Does your child want to explore the job of lifeguarding?

The City of Orlando teaches personal water safety and basic rescue techniques to children ages 11 - 16. Junior Guards also shadow and assist pool lifeguards during pool hours.

This class is offered at the following neighborhood centers:

How much does it cost?

Each course costs $40 for city residents, $50 for non-residents.


Step 1.Create an account on our registration portal

If you already have an account, just sign in with your username and password. If you don't remember your password, click Forgot your password? on the sign-in page.

Create an Account

Step 2.Select your class

Jr. Guard classes are listed as individual activities. Click on an activity to see details about price, location and dates.

Jr. Guard classes are only offered in the summer. Registration begins Monday, May 1, 2023.

Select Your Jr. Guard Class

Step 3.Download, print and complete the activity's registration packet

Click on the activity you'll be registering for. The registration packet will be in the sidebar in the section titled, "Extra Details".

Step 4.Checkout and pay online

Add the activity to your shopping cart and checkout. During checkout, you will also be asked to agree to a waiver.

Step 5.Bring your completed registration packet in-person on the day of your first lesson

Please arrive 20 minutes before your first lesson.

Policies and General Information

  1. Summer program schedules permit only one make-up class after a minimum of two rain-outs.
  2. Proper swim attire is required. Infant and pre-school children must wear a tight-fitting swimsuit or a swim diaper (not a regular disposable diaper) to enter the pool.
  3. Absence from classes may inhibit a child’s ability to advance to the next course level.
  4. Please be on time. Tardiness affects everyone!
  5. REMEMBER: Children’s ability to learn skills differ from each other. Be patient and encourage your child as much as possible. Also remember to practice and keep skills sharp.

*Please Note: All dates are subject to change