2020 Season 

Hiring will begin in February 2020! We will be hiring Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors, Recreation Aides for office and concessions. 


  • Applicants must be 16 years of age.
  • Applicants must be able to complete a 300 yard, continuous swim. Must be a front crawl.
  • Applicants must be able to complete a brick retrieval.
  • Applicants must be able to complete a 2 minute water tread.

Tryout Information:

  • Wear appropriate bathing suit.
  • Bring I9 approved documents. For list of approved documents:
  • Be prepared to have a short interview (please review our website).
  • Set aside a couple hours for entire process – you must report to drug testing after interview.

You only have to attend 1 tryout. If you meet the requirements, you will be invited to attend the Lifeguard Training Academy. If you are already Red Cross Lifeguard certified please bring to tryout.  

The job posting is also available at Galveston Careers.

Want to SEE what a tryout is all about? Check out our video!