Aquatics

Hiring Lifeguard

  • Positions begin at $18.48 per hour.
  • A bonus of up to $2,000 is available based on hours worked during the season.
  • All lifeguard candidates who wish to apply for a job must be 17 by July 1, 2023.

There are two ways to become a City of Palmdale Lifeguard:

1. If you possess current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications, you can apply now at www.cityofpalmdale.org/jobs                           

Or

2. If you DO NOT currently possess American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications, you can enroll in our upcoming Lifeguard Academy course.  

  • Participants who successfully complete the class will receive the required certifications to apply for an open lifeguard position and will be guaranteed an interview.
  • A pre-class swim test will be required.  
  • Deep Water Lifeguard swim test requirements are a 300-yard swim (12 laps), retrieve a weighted object from a minimum depth of 8 feet, and tread water in the deep end.
  • NEW THIS YEAR participants will have the option to complete a Shallow Water Lifeguard class if they are able to swim a minimum of a 100-yard swim (4 laps), retrieve a weighted object from a minimum depth of 5 feet, and tread water in the deep end.  
  • Lifeguard Academy fees will be reimbursed upon selection for a lifeguard position. 

Enroll in Lifeguard Academy Today and get certified this winter!

Register Today!

Registration for this class will CLOSE on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at 12:00 p.m..

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Fall 2022 Schedule Begins August 22

The City of Palmdale operates four public pool facilities and strives to offer safe, fun, affordable, and healthy aquatic programs for all ages and abilities.

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Swim Lessons

Therapy & Rec Swim

Inclement Weather 

Our pool facilities close periodically due to weather conditions for guest and staff safety. Partial refunds are unavailable; if the schedule allows, class make-ups will be offered.

Lap and Recreation Pool Schedules

*Senior Lap Swim/Therapy ends Friday, Oct. 28 
* All pools will be closed on Sept. 5, Nov. 11, 24, and 25, Dec. 12 – Jan. 2, 2023

Palmdale Oasis Pool Schedule (POP)

3850 East Avenue S. 661-267-6157

TIME
DAYSESSION
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Monday through Friday
Senior Swim/Therapy (55+)
12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.Monday through Friday
Lap Swim/Therapy (14+)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.SaturdayLap Swim (14+)
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday
Lap Swim/Therapy (14+)

Marie Kerr Pool Schedule (MKP)

2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. 661-267-6145

TIMEDAYSESSION
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday through FridaySenior Swim/Therapy (55+)
12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Lap Swim/Therapy (14+)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.SaturdayLap Swim (14+)
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Tuesday and ThursdayLap Swim/Therapy (14+)

Courson Pool Schedule (CP)

38226 10th Street East. 661-267-5961

TIMEDAYSESSION
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Monday through Friday
Senior Swim/Therapy (55+)
12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.Monday through Friday
Lap Swim/Therapy (14+)

Pool Locations

Marie Kerr Pool

2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. Palmdale, CA 93551
661-267-6145

Marie Kerr Pool

McAdam Pool

38115 30th St. East Palmdale, CA 93550
661-267-5654

McAdam Pool

Melville J. Courson Pool

38226 10th St. East Palmdale, CA 93550
661-267-5961

Pool with Spring Boards

Palmdale Oasis Pool

3850 East Avenue S Palmdale CA 93550
661-267-6157

Oasis Pool