Available Lifeguard Training

DCR is providing FREE lifeguard and CPR training to those who are interested in becoming DCR lifeguards. At the successful completion of your training you will be placed immediately.

The three day trainings begin on Monday June 29 and run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. You must complete all three days of training to become certified.

Training Locations

Geisler Memorial Pool
50 High Street, Lawrence
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9AM - 5PM

Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool at Magazine Beach
719 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Monday 1PM - 7PM, Tuesday & Wednesday 9AM - 5PM

Ashland State Park
162 West Union Street, Ashland
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9AM - 5PM

Must be at least 16 years of age to participate.

Lifeguard courses are offered at several lifeguard training facilities across the Commonwealth.

Boston:  American Red Cross - Lifeguarding

Boston:  American Red Cross - Lifeguarding Review for Re-Certification

Brockton:  Old Colony YMCA

Cape Cod: YMCA Cape Code

Lowell: Greater Lowell YMCA

Peabody/Lynn:  YMCA of the North Shore

Pittsfield: Pittsfield Family YMCA

Springfield:  YMCA of Greater Springfield

Somerville:  Somerville YMCA

Worcester:  Boys and Girls Club of Worcester

Worcester:  YMCA of Central Mass - Greendale Family Branch