Lifeguard - Career Opportunities

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Lifeguard Opportunities

Our Lifeguards play a very important role in our centres with pools. They keep our customers safe and also promote the benefits of swimming to all ages.

Known as an Activity Leader you will ensure our swimmers stay safe, carry out rescues and give first aid where needed. Other responsibilities will be ensuring the pool area is kept clean and tidy, set up and put away equipment and carry out water tests.

All our lifeguards need to have National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard but don’t hold a NPLQ then contact us about our lifeguard training courses.

You'll be inspiring all kinds of people to live fuller lives forever. With confidence with customers and a can-do attitude, you'll use all your energy to get our members moving. And with so many different people and activities at 1610, every day brings something new.

Our centres with pools are:

Opportunities for career develop and progression include becoming a Senior Sports Coach or Swim and Sports Manager; training to become a swimming teacher or training other lifeguards.

If you are interested in becoming a 1610 lifeguard please contact the HR Department for more information hr@1610.org.uk or complete one of our application forms.

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