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In response to Governor Ducey’s Executive Order on 6/29/2020 the Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department will make the following adjustments to our Recreation Reopening plan:

  • The Red Mountain Center will be closed beginning June 30, 2020 through at least July 27, 2020.  Memberships will be suspended during this closure. Aster Aging Senior services will not be available onsite.
  • Public pools will reduce public swim capacities and enforce increased social distancing measures to follow the Executive Order. Swimming lessons and fitness lap swim will continue as scheduled.
  • Summer Camp programs will continue to operate as they meet capacity and social distancing requirements.
  • The Mesa Tennis Center will limit its capacity to no more than 50 people.
  • Sports field rentals will continue to operate facilitating team practices only and will require compliance of social distancing requirements.

The City of Mesa will continue to evaluate and respond to Executive Orders to ensure the health and safety of our community. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Please visit  www.mesaparks.com for the most up to date information on all programs and facilities.

 

Face Coverings in Mesa required beginning Monday, June 22 at 8 am - Proclamation & Frequently Asked Questions

 


City of Mesa Junior Lifeguard

Notice:  The 2020 Junior Lifeguard Program has been canceled.

 

Junior Lifeguard Registration and Class FAQ's

 

Junior Lifeguard - Training Future Lifeguards. - Listing and Registration

The Jr. Lifeguard program helps youth build a foundation of knowledge, attitude, and skills that are needed to be a responsible volunteer and future lifeguard. Participants learn leadership, rescue response, drowning prevention, professionalism, and volunteerism skills. Jr. Lifeguard volunteers assist the lifeguard staff with programs like learn-to-swim lessons, special events, meets, and public swimming.

The Junior Lifeguard program qualifies for HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE LEARNING for Mesa Public Schools high school students (going into 9th grade).

For Jr. Lifeguard Information please contact 480-644-7529 or Christine Moore at Christine.Moore@mesaaz.gov

Veteran Junior Lifeguard (Returning JLGs)  - Listing and Registration

Veteran Junior Lifeguards are Classified as those Junior Lifeguards who have successfully completed a summer of volunteering, obtaining at least 30 hours in the previous summer. Junior Lifeguard Coaches will contact these individuals before summer begins to arrange volunteer schedules.

Summer Junior Lifeguard Classes (JLG)

*Participants will register under the pool at which they would like to be assigned during the summer season although training will take place at either Skyline or Kino Aquatics Centers.  When registering please search for the pool at which you would like to be assigned for the summer.

For more information or questions on the Junior Lifeguard program, contact Christine Moore at Christine.Moore@mesaaz.gov