Lifeguard and Swim Instructor Training

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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 held on Fridays from 5:30-9:00 p.m. and Saturdays & Sundays from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2024 Training Schedule: TBD

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.