Apply to be a Lifeguard

Do you love to swim and be around the water? Then becoming a lifeguard may be for you. Lifeguards with the City of Poway maintain a safe environment at the Swim Center year round, work in a dynamic team environment, and regularly interact with swimmers of all ages. We accept applications year round and hire based on the needs of the facility.

Find out more about employment opportunities online.

Need to get your lifeguard certification? Check out our current schedule of classes here.
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Contact Us

  1. SPRING HOURS
    April 8 - June 16


    Adult Lap Swim: 


    Mon/Wed/Fri 
    6:30 AM - 8:30 AM 
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM* 
    Tues/Thurs (Long Course 50  meters) 
    6:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
    Tues/Thurs (Short Course)
    2:00 - 7:00 PM
    Sat/Sun
    10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Recreational Swim: 


    Mon/Wed/Fri 
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM* 
    Tues/Thurs 
    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
    Sat/Sun
    1:00 - 5:00 PM
    Family Swim:
    Sat/Sun
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM


    *Pool closes at 5:00pm on the first Friday of each month for staff training 



  2. Location

    13094 Civic Center Drive
    Poway, CA 92064 Map

    Swim Center

    Ph: 858-668-4680

    Staff Directory