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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.
Browse the Aquatics Quicklinks to the right to learn more about Parks and Recreation's aquatics offerings.
PG Aquatics is now on Social Media
Tuesday, September 2 (rain date: Wednesday, September 3), 4-7pm
Registration for Fall Programs begins on Monday, August 11 for Residents. Check out SMARTlink now to view our exciting aquatic programs, certification courses and fitness classes such as Aqua Pole, Aqua Spinning, Water Safety Instructor Certification, Certified Pool Operator Certification and swim lesson for infants to seniors!
Lifeguard Pre-Test (ages 15 & up)
This pre-test is necessary for the Lifeguard Training course (both pre-test and course must be taken at the same facility). Must be at least 15 years old. Participants must demonstrate the following:
-Starting in the water, swim 20 yards then surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
SMARTlkink #: 1557267
Lifeguard Training (ages 15 & up)
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Must be at least 15 years old. Participants must have previously passed the Lifeguard Pre-test (both pre-test and course must be taken at the same facility).
SMARTlink #: 1557667
Resident: $200; Non-Resident $240
Positions are still 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), swim lesson aides, water fitness instructors, water safety instructors, custodians, customer service representatives. Earn up to $17.06/hour.
NOT CERTIFIED? GET CERTIFIED AT A M-NCPPC AQUATICS FACILITY!
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.
*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 start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.
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!
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