Lifeguard Hiring Orientation Session
We are looking for 150 lifeguards for our summer pool season (June - Sept). Training is provided. Salaries start at $11.38 per hour. Must be at least 16 years old to apply. All interested applicants must attend a mandatory hiring orientation and arrive 15 minutes early to be processed.

All applicants must bring the following documents to the session:

  • Government Issued Picture Identification (Valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID)
  • Original Social Security Card
  • Applicants under eighteen (18) years of age must also bring:
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Signed Work permit (Work permits can be picked up from the NORD main office (5420 Franklin Avenue) and must be signed by your school, or Job 1 BEFORE coming to the session.)

Hiring Session Dates

Wednesdays 6:00pm and at  7:00pm

  • February 21
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • February 28
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • March 14
  • April 11

Saturdays at 9:30am and at 10:30am

  • March 10, 2018
  • April 7, 2018
  • April 28, 2018

About Our Pools

All pools are fully-accessible and staffed with friendly, professional lifeguards. For everyone’s enjoyment, health, safety, and protection, please take a few moments to review the pool rules which include requirements for bathing attire and flotation devices. click here.

Pool closures

All indoor pools are closed from 12:00pm - 1:30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for mandatory maintenance and cleaning.

Pools may become temporarily closed in any case of bad weather. In compliance with national aquatics safety standards, outdoor and indoor pools will be closed immediately if lightning or thunder is present in or around the area. The pool will remain closed until 30 minutes after the last visible lightning strike or episode of thunder

Swim Lessons & More 

Aquatics classes begin January 3. Swim Lessons begin January 8. Classes are open to a variation of all ages at no cost. view class descriptions here

Swim Lesson Session I
Swim Lesson Registration: December 15–January 8
Classes take place January 8–February 7

Swim Lesson Session II 
Swim Lesson Registration: February 7–19
Classes take place February 19–March 19

Swim Lesson Session III 
Swim Lesson Registration: March 19–26
Classes take place March 26–April 23

How to Register

Fill out registration form and submit the completed form to a lifeguard.

Participants can only register for one class per session to ensure the availability to all patrons interested. Participants must attend the first class or they will be dropped from the course.

Water Aerobics: Low Impact/High Impact

Have fun while doing cardio and water exercises that target the whole body. Registration ongoing. Ages 16+.

Water Yoga

A gentle and very low impact aquatic activity. Aqua Yoga takes the principles and movements of Yoga and adapts them to the water environment. With the release of
gravity the body is able to find the optimum stretch and relaxation. By using the rhythm of the breath an inner sense of relaxation can be achieved. We use water noodles and
weights to assist in strength building poses.

Pre Lifeguard Program

Class designed for individuals pursuing a career in lifeguarding, the training will consist of shallow and deep water rescues, first aid, and CPR.

Junior Lifeguard Program

Individuals will meet every Saturday for 8 weeks, Jan 13–Mar 10.

Adult Swim Workshop

The class will focus on reviewing skills learned in past swim lessons like water safety skills, stroke development, and breathing techniques. Open to all levels.

Lap Swim

Designated lanes for skilled swimmers to swim the length of the pool uninterrupted

Swim Team

This competitive program offers the opportunity to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle. Ages 6–13.

Master Swimmer

Class designed for swimmers who have completed all levels of Shark classes and want to improve their stroke and swim on a competitive level.

Swim Fest

April 14, 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
Sanchez Multi-Service Center

Come and implement your newly acquired swim skills in this first annual swim meet. The events will be 25m, 50m, 100m, Relay in Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, and Butterfly. Youth/Teens/Adults/Seniors. To sign up or for more information, contact Warren Matthews at 504-658-3162 or Ages 6+.

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