Become a Lifeguard

Join the Aquatics Team at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre

The Syncrude Aquatic Centre would like you to bring your enthusiasm and positive attitude to our team of slide attendants, lifeguards and instructors! Be involved in the community while having fun and making friends.

After successfully being hired as a lifeguard for a period of 6 months, we will reimburse you for the cost of your National Lifeguard course.

* In July & August 2018 we will be hosting our Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Certifications for FREE

Unsure about becoming a lifeguard or want to learn more?

Attend one of our Aquatic Leadership Preparation Clinics that are FREE for ages 13 +

  • July 3, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
  • July 16, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
  • August 7, 12:00 - 5:00 pm

How to Become a Lifeguard

  1. Bronze Medallion Certification
  2. Bronze Cross Certification
  3. Standard First Aid with Level C CPR
  4. Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Certification

How to Become a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

  1. Swim Kids Level 10 (or equivalent)
  2. Standard First Aid, CPR-C & AED training
  3. Bronze Cross
  4. Water Safety Instructor Course

Hourly Rates

  • Slide attendant: $16.99 to $18.24 / hr
  • Lifeguard: $24.71 / hr
  • Lifeguard/Instructor: $27.25 / hr

Benefits of working at the RRC

  • Staff events and Annual Staff Golf Tournament
  • Recognition Program with incredible prizes
  • Variety of shifts to fit flexible schedule, we require employees to be available for a minimum of 8 hours/week
  • Discounted membership to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre
  • 15% off all Leisure Centre food outlets
  • Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) of up to $200.00 per pay period
  • Free uniforms every year
  • No-cost recertification
  • $5.25 staff meals


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