Lifeguard Information

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Lifeguard Training Registration

arc lg 2To sign up for an American Red Cross Lifeguard Course, candidates must pass the pre-registration swim test. Once the test is passed, prospective students may sign up for one of the lifeguard training classes held in March, April, or May by either registering online by clicking HERE, or in person at the Pflugerville Recreation Center.


Swim Tests:  Are held at the Gilleland Creek Pool, 700 Railroad Ave., Monday-Friday between 4 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Important note: By the first day of your scheduled class, you MUST have completed the prerequisite swim test at the Gilleland Creek Pool.

Upon successful completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course, participants will be certified for two years in Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED.

Completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the City of Pflugerville or any other entity requiring the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course.

Class Dates

2017 class registration will open February 8 (tentatively)! Register online by clicking HERE, or in person at the Recreation Center and be sure to bring your Swim Test paperwork with you.

Class participants must attend all days in the session for which you are registered. Class locations TBA.




March 13 – 16

Monday - Thursday:   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 17 - 19 & 26

Fri. 17, Sat. 18, Sun. 19:   9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sun. 26:   12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

April 7 - 9 & 15

Fri. 7:   5:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Sat. 8, Sun. 9, Sun. 15:   8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

May 5 - 7 & 13 Fri. 5:   5:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Sat. 6, Sun. 7, Sat. 13:   8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: $40*
*This $40 Lifeguard Class Registration fee is only if class participant is hired by the City of Pflugerville and is employed through September 4, 2017. Otherwise, class participant must pay the full Lifeguard Certification fee of an additional $200.

Contact Information

For questions regarding employment or the lifeguarding course, please contact Whitney Tyrone at, or call (512) 990-6350.