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2018-2019 Lifeguard Training Classes

Looking for a fun and rewarding job?  Get certified to become a Lifeguard and join our team!

Pre-Screening Requirements: Must be 15 years old, complete a 300 yard continuous swim using the front crawl or breast stroke, tread water for 2 minutes using only legs, and a timed event for 1 minute and 40 seconds, consisting of a surface dive, swimming 20 yards, retrieving a 10-pound brick, return swim 20 yards and exit the pool.

Register for one of the 3 day sessions shown below, online or in person at Mockingbird Hills, Montclair or Common Ground. Class fee is $75.00.

For questions or concerns, please contact Emma at 402-444-5918. 

October 2018
19th: 5:30-9:30pm, 20th & 21st: 8am-6pm Montclair (Blended Learning)

November 2018
16th 5:30-9:30pm, 17th & 18th: 8am– 6pm Common Ground (Blended Learning)
30th: 5:30-9:30pm, Dec 1st & 2nd: 8am-6pm Montclair

December 2018
27th, 28th, & 29th: 8am– 4:30pm Mockingbird Hills

January 2019
18th 5:30-9:30pm, 19th & 20th: 8am– 6pm Mockingbird Hills (Blended Learning)

February 2019
1st 5:30-9:30pm, 2nd & 3rd: 8am– 6pm Montclair (Blended Learning)
15th: 5:30-9:30pm, 16th & 17th: 8am-6pm Montclair

March 2019
1st: 5:30-9:30pm, 2nd & 3rd: 8am– 6pm Common Ground (Blended Learning)
18th, 19th & 20th: 8am– 4:30pm Montclair
29th: 5:30-9:30 pm, 30th & 31st: 8am-6pm Common Ground

April 2019
12th: 5:30-9:30pm, 13th & 14th: 8am-6pm Mockingbird Hills (Blended Learning)
26th: 5:30-9:30 pm, 27th & 28th: 8am-6pm Common Ground

May 2019
3rd: 5:30-9:30pm, 4th & 5th: 8am-6pm Montclair



News and Events

  • Trails, Parks & Other Closings

    2019-03-14 21:14:40

    Due to the increased water levels/flooding, the following trails/parks have been closed: Glenn Cunningham Lake is closed until further notice. This includes the lake, playground, trails and disc golf course.  Bi ...

  • NP Dodge Park CLOSED Due To Elevated River Levels

    2019-03-14 15:27:04

    (Omaha, NE – March 14th, 2019) – Due to heavy rains and the rising levels of the Missouri River, the City of Omaha Parks Department will be closing NP Dodge Park effective immediately.  Facility ...

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - OPEN

    2019-01-25 17:29:16

    Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge CLOSED The Bob Kerrey Bridge is back OPEN to the public. We thank you for your patience. If you have any questions regarding the bridge, please call 402-444-5900. 

  • 144th Street Trail Closure

    2018-11-09 16:54:58

    144th Street Trail Closure (Omaha, NE) – November 9th, 2018 - The east portion of the 144th Street Trail between West Maple Road and Eagle Run Drive will close on Monday, November 12, 2018 so that MUD can work on a wa ...