Lifeguard Certification

Winter Programs

Lifeguard Certification

15 yr olds - Adults

For the individual interested in becoming lifeguard certified for the first time! The course will teach you the basics in water safety and the proper protocol when dealing with emergencies in and around the water. Certification courses are a combination of online classes and in-person training from a certified instructor. Students will receive a link to the online material two weeks in advance of the onsite training dates and must complete all online material prior to the in-person session. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Wed, Dec 9
  • Cost: $225r/$240nr
  • Dates: Mondays | Dec 21 & 28
  • Time: 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

Lifeguard RE-Certification

15 yr olds - Adults

For those who want to update their skills and extend their lifeguard certification for two more years (current certification must be within 30 days of expiring). Certification courses are a combination of online classes and in-person training from a certified instructor. Students will receive a link to the online material two weeks in advance of the onsite training dates and must complete all online material prior to the in-person session. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Wed, Dec 9
  • Cost: $125r/$140nr
  • Date: Mon, Dec 28
  • Time: 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

Water Safety Instructor Certification

16 Yr Olds - Adults

Gain the skills and certification needed to teach swim lessons to swimmers of every age and ability. Classes are formed when enough people express interest. To express interest in WSI certification and find out dates/times, email our Assistant Pools Coordinator, Heidi Berens, at hberens@zps.org
 

Need A Job? We’re Hiring!

Zeeland Recreation is hiring lifeguards and swim instructors! We have a variety of shifts and hours available. Please contact Kris Ferry, Aquatics and Fitness Coordinator, at kferry@zps.org or (616) 748-3229 for more information.