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Become a DPR Lifeguard!

DPR employs certified International Lifeguard Training Program lifeguards year round in order to serve District residents and guests at DPR Aquatic Facilities. A proactive, accountability-based approach to lifeguard training, ILTP is a single, integrated curriculum that successfully trains lifeguards and lifeguard instructors through proven training methods and state-of-the-art lifeguard rescue skills.

Program components include:

  • First Aid
  • Health Care Provider CPR
  • Emergency Oxygen Support
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Swim distance using front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke without resting: 100 yards
  • Feet-first surface dive, retrieve a 10-lb. brick, and bring it to the surface
  • Tread water without using arms for 1 minute

Class Registration (Offered December - June)

Interested parties should do the following:

Class Pricing

Lifeguard Training:

  • Residents: $100 (Total fee for residents would be $110)
  • Non-Residents: $150


For questions concerning lifeguard training, please contact Aisha Moten at aisha.moten@dc.gov.