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.
Being a lifeguard is the best summer job you will ever have! Join our City of Mesa Guard family!
Why Lifeguard? Best Job Ever!
Learn lifesaving skills.
Keep your community safe and be a role model for kids.
Looks great on a college application: shows teamwork, responsibility and leadership.
Meet other amazing people.
Perfect for students, flexible summer shift.
Great pay, locations and people. You will create lasting friendships with your Mesa Guards family. You will be a part of a community where you keep people safe and you will be proud of what you accomplish!
Who can become a lifeguard?
Anyone 15 years of age or older may apply. From teens to Retirees, being a lifeguard is the best seasonal job.
What Are The Steps To Become A Lifeguard?
Step One: Get Certified.
Lifeguarding requires proven skills to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Mesa lifeguards are required to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification. City of Mesa offers American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. ThisLifeguard Training class prepares participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.
Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard Training class, you will be a Waterpark Lifeguard and are certified in First CPR/AED and First Aid. Certification valid for two years. This certification is valid nationwide.
Step Two: Apply To Be A Lifeguard.
Once you have signed up for a certification course, apply for a job as a lifeguard with the City of Mesa. Lifeguard job openings appear January 2020. Applications may be submitted before training courses are completed. Please indicate training dates on application. Lifeguard Applicants must be enrolled or currently hold Lifeguarding Certification.
Step Three: Participate in a Lifeguard Skills Test
Test your skills. Skills Testing includes: an oral interview, lifeguarding skills, first aid, CPR, and fitness level test. Participation is mandatory for applicants to be eligible for employment. Please bring a copy of your certifications.
Hiring Skills Test will take place with proper precautions. New test dates to be posted soon.
Skills test review has been CANCELED.
What Will I Get Paid?
Lifeguards: $12.77 per hour
(Must be at least 15 years old)