Work at the Pool!

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We will begin accepting applications in February 2020 for the 2020 summer season

Have fun, make friends and earn money working at the Ankeny pools this summer! Get real-world experience in an atmosphere that is rewarding, challenging and fun.

All lifeguards must be age 15 or older and are required to take and pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard training course. Lifeguard training classes are offered throughout the metro, as well as locally through Ankeny Parks & Recreation.

Interested in lifeguarding but not certified? No problem! Register for training classes.

Upcoming Lifeguard Training and Certification Classes:*

  • Dec. 27, 28, 29, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Easter Seals Indoor (heated) Pool
    $175 for Ankeny residents
    Learn more and register now.

*Please note that completion of this course does not guarantee employment with Ankeny Parks & Recreation.

Questions? Please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 515-963-3570 or