Live more, play more & swim more!
Make a splash, swim some laps, or learn water safety at one of our public aquatic facilities! M-NCPPC offers both summer time and year-round swimming opportunities throughout Prince George's County. We have swimming lessons for children and adults, water fitness, aqua arthritis, life guard training, swim teams and aquatic safety classes; browse the schedule and sign up using SMARTlink.
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Programs, Certification Courses & Special Events
Click on the Aquatics Quicklinks to the right to view our exciting aquatic programs, certification courses and fitness classes such as Aqua Pole, Aqua Spinning, Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor Certification, Certified Pool Operator Certification and swim lesson for infants to seniors!
Search for course and activities offered at M-NCPPC facilities.
2016 Lady Lifesavers Program
The G.E.A.R. (Girls Excited About Recreation) initiative is designed to engage, encourage and empower young girls through various programs.
The Lady Lifesavers program introduces pre-teen and teen girls, ages 13-18, to the exciting world of aquatics and lifesaving opportunities. This program operates from January to May. Courses include Junior Lifeguarding (ages 13-14), Shallow Water Lifeguarding and Lifeguarding (ages 15-18).
Join us for an informative workshop about the Lady Lifesavers water safety & training program. Meet current Lady Lifesavers working for the Department of Parks & Recreation and learn about their career paths and current positions. Swimming skills will be assessed. Come prepared to swim! Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend. A Free M-NCPPC Youth ID membership is required to register and participate in this program.
Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding program, eligible participants ages 15 and older may be hired as Volunteers and/or Lifeguards for the Department.
Kick-Off Workshop & Water Assessment
Friday, February 5, 2016, 7-9 pm (DATE CHANGE)
Stroke Development and Lifeguard Prep Swim Lessons
Fridays, January 29-February 19, 2016, 7-9 pm
Lady Lifesavers Pre-Test
Friday, February 16, 2016, 7-9 pm
Fridays, February 26-April 15, 2016 7-9 pm & Saturdays, February 27-April 16, 2016 2-5 pm
Friday, April 29, 2016 7-9 pm
Positions are available (must be 16 years of age to work for M-NCPPC Aquatics). Positions include: lifeguards, pool managers, shallow water lifeguards (Glenn Dale Splash Park Only), water fitness instructors, water safety (swim lesson) instructors, custodians, and customer service representatives. Earn up to $17.06/hour.
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M-NCPPC is a proud Local Partner of Make A Splash
About Make a Splash
The USA Swimming Foundation’s, Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign, which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim.
Click on the AQUA ACCESS Quicklink to the right to learn more about our FREE summer water safety program for children and youth. The summer program will offer 600 spaces to participants ages 6-17, who hold a FREE M-NCPPC Youth ID card.
Pool Safely Pledge Information
We are pleased to announce today’s launch of the Pool Safely Pledge, an online commitment to water safety that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is asking every adult and child in America to take this summer.
Make sure your family stays safe this year. And, be sure to take the Pool Safely Pledge!
*The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program's start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.