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How to become a lifeguard

So you want to be a lifeguard?

We think there are loads of great reasons why you’d want to become a lifeguard and we guess you must think it’s a pretty good idea too!

Reasons why we think you’d love it…

  • First and foremost you are providing an amazing public service. You will without a doubt make people feel confident, happier and safer just by being on the poolside and you could potentially save a life.

  • Being a lifeguard offers a fantastic foundation to a career in the leisure industry. Many senior managers began their rise to leisure stardom by lifeguarding at their local pools

  • The opportunity to get fit. Not only will you have to have a basic level of fitness to become a lifeguard but you will be encouraged to stay fit and get fitter.

  • You get to work with a team of young like minded people, so there’s plenty of opportunity to increase your social circle!   

  • If you’re a competitive type there is plenty of opportunity to show off your lifeguarding talents in events like the National Pool Lifeguard Championships (team event) and the Lifeguard Triathlon

  • Lastly but still very importantly, you will gain a life skill that will come in handy for the rest of your life

How do I book?

To find out when the next NPLQ course is running at Goole Leisure Centre, please contact reception on (01405) 769005.

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