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Clarksville Parks and Recreation hiring Lifeguards for the Summer

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm In News | No Comments

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Summer lifeguard positions are available with Clarksville Parks and Recreation at the City’s four outdoor pools: Beachaven Pool, Bel-Aire Pool, Swan Lake  Pool, and New Providence Pool.

Make this summer count! Earn $8.25 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends amongst co-workers — all while making a difference in your community.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation now hiring summer lifeguard positions

All applicants must be able to work at all facilities, and must be available mornings, evenings, and weekends. Training and certification will be provided.

The cost of the lifeguard training course is $60.00 for the certification and $36.00 for the lifeguard book. There are no refunds for this course.

Applicants must be at least 15 and able to pass a swim test that consists of swimming 300 yards continuously, treading water for two minutes without the use of arms or hands and successfully completing a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Interested applicants must take a pre-requisite skills test at 1:00pm Saturday, May 20th at New Providence Pool, 168 Cunningham Lane. Training and certification will follow for applicants who pass the skills test.

The lifeguard training course will occur at New Providence pool on the following times and dates:

  • 1:00pm to 7:00pm Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st
  • 3:30pm-8:00pm Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd
  • Noon to 8:00pm Wednesday, May 24th

Course must be paid for on May 20th, after the pre-requisite skills have been passed.

For more about how to become a lifeguard, contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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