Our lifeguard training program provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. As a trained lifeguard you are eligible to work multiple positions depending on your experience level and your desire to be in a leadership position. Leadership positions available to experienced applicants include assistant manager, manager and supervisor.

The Process to Join Our Team

Beginner Lifeguard Eligibility Requirements

Lifeguard Beginner Course

Lifeguard Review Course

General Information

Training Dates & Location

In-service Dates & Location

Training Class Registration

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The Process to Join Our Team

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    • We will review your application and schedule an interview
    • Interview with our Aquatics Manager
    • Choose your training class
    • Attend training class (swim & classroom tests)
    • Orientation – Pick up uniform, review policies and procedures
  • Ready to work!
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Beginner Lifeguard Eligibility Requirements

    • All applicants must be at least 15 years of age or be turning 15 years of age by the training completion date.
    • All applicants must be able to provide a form of photo identification such as student ID or state ID, and proof for age verification such as drivers license or birth certificate.
    • You must be a new applicant that has never participated in a lifeguard training course before.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
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Lifeguard Beginner Course

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AMERICAN RED CROSS PREREQUISITES:
(All prerequisites are performed on the first day of the course.)

  • 300-yard swim: 100 yards’ front crawl, 100 yards’ breaststroke, 100 yards either breaststroke or front crawl.
  • Swim 20 yards, feet first surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point holding the object with two hands in under 1 minute and 40 seconds.
  • Tread water with your legs in deep water for 2 minutes with your head out of the water.

AMERICAN RED CROSS TRAINING

  • Applicants who meet the prerequisites will attend the classroom portion of the training program followed by testing

Red Cross Classroom Book – Electronic Copy

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Lifeguard Review Course

    • You must have taken (or passed) the Lifeguard Beginner Course in the last year or be a third year returning lifeguard to be eligible to participate in this course
    • All new Applicants that are a third-year lifeguard must register for a Review Course to evaluate your skill level
  • All third-year new applicants must bring a copy of their certification to the first class.
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GENERAL INFORMATION

PAYMENT DETAILS:

  • All applicants must pay by cash or check before the course begins or pay by Visa, Master Card or Discover Credit Card at the time of registration.  If you are paying by check, please make checks payable to Texas Aquatic Enterprises.
  • If you are an applicant and can’t pay the cost up front you may request to take it out of your paycheck with an additional administration fee of $25.  (If you are requesting to take it out of your paycheck, you will need to fill out and sign the attached Training Class Repayment Agreement and send it to training@taepools.com prior to the beginning of the course.  All Training Class Repayment Agreements must be approved by our HR Director via email.   If you are under the age of 18, please have one of your parents/guardians sign the form as well.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • All cancellations must be in writing one week prior to the first-class date.  All cancellations must be emailed to training@taepools.com.
  • Those applicants who have paid in full prior to the cancellation will be refunded their full amount less a $25 administration fee. Refunds may take up to 2 weeks.

REFUND POLICY:

  • No refunds will be given to an applicant who does not show up to the training class or to an applicant that fails to pass the all portions of the training.
  • Should an applicant fail to pass the training course they will be allowed a second attempt at a future training at no additional cost.

CLASS DETAILS:

  • Applicants must arrive 15 minutes prior to each scheduled class.
  • Applicants are required to attend all class dates and times listed for each specific class.
  • This course includes Lifeguard Training with First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Training.

ITEMS PROVIDED FOR USE IN CLASSROOM:

  • ARC Lifeguard Training Book
  • Pocket Mask

CERTIFICATION(S) PROVIDED BY TEXAS AQUATIC ENTERPRISES:

  • American Red Cross certification cards for Lifeguard Training w/First Aid for (2 years) and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer for (1 Year)
  • All students must pass all ARC requirements to receive all certifications required to become a lifeguard.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR CLASSES:

  • Sun Screen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim Suit/One Piece
  • Two Towels
  • Change of Clothes
  • Pen or Pencil, and Notebook for Notes.
  • Water or Gatorade

LUNCHES AND BREAKS:

  • Lunch Breaks: PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING A SACKED LUNCH.  LUNCH BREAK IS 45 MINUTES.
  • Breaks: There will be 5 to 15-minute breaks throughout the classes.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • The applicant accepts the terms and conditions of Texas Aquatic Enterprises and that an employment offer will not be accepted until the student is current on all certifications required for the position.  It is understood that the employment offer is subjected to eligibility terms, requirements and conditions and may be changed and or terminated by Texas Aquatic Enterprises on an at will basis.
  • If you have any questions after reading the specifications above, please do not hesitate to contact us at our office 713-416-5161 or email us at info@taepools.com
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Training Dates & Locations

DATE: Febuary 22 – 24, 2019
TIME: Fri: 5pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Settler’s Park
ADDRESS: 3010 Settlers Way Blvd, Sugar land, Tx 77479
DATE: March 8 – 10, 2019
TIME: Fri: 5pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Settler’s Park
ADDRESS: 3010 Settlers Way Blvd, Sugar land, Tx 77479
DATE: March 11 – 13, 2019
TIME:  Mon: 5pm – 9pm
Tue/Wed: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Settler’s Park
ADDRESS: 3010 Settlers Way Blvd, Sugar land, Tx 77479
DATE: March 14 – 16, 2019
TIME: Thu: 5pm – 9pm
Fri/Sat: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Settler’s Park
ADDRESS: 3010 Settlers Way Blvd, Sugar land, Tx 77479
DATE: March 29 – 31, 2019
TIME:  Fri: 5pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Settler’s Park
ADDRESS: 3010 Settlers Way Blvd, Sugar land, Tx 77479
DATE: April 12 – 14, 2019
TIME:  Fri: 5pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Memorial Parkway:Highland Knolls 
ADDRESS: 21519 Highland Knolls Drive Katy, TX 77450
DATE: April 26 – 28, 2019
TIME:  Fri: 5pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: Vicksburg Community Pool 
ADDRESS: 3206 Cumberland Drive Missouri City, TX 77459 
DATE: May 17 – 19, 2019
TIME:  Fri: 5pm – 8pm
Sat/Sun: 8am-5pm
LOCATION: May 17th @ Memorial Parkway: Cimarron Community Pool
May 18th – 19th @Memorial Parkway: Highland Knolls Community Pool
ADDRESS:  Cimarron: 21600 Cimarron Parkway Katy, TX 77450 
Highland Knolls: 21519 Highland Knolls DR Katy, TX 77450
DATE: June 10 – 12, 2019
TIME:  Mon: 8am – 5pm
Tue/Wed: 8am-3pm
LOCATION: June 10th @ Memorial Parkway: Cimarron Community Pool
June 11th – 12th @Memorial Parkway: Highland Knolls Community Pool
ADDRESS:  Cimarron: 21600 Cimarron Parkway Katy, TX 77450 
Highland Knolls: 21519 Highland Knolls DR Katy, TX 77450
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In-Service Dates & Locations

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1792 W. Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston, Texas 77043

Mail payments and contracts to:

PO Box 841036,

Houston, Texas 77284

713-416-5161

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