At Aqua-Tots, it's Safety First,

Fun Every Second!

A coach can be a game changer in the life of a child. We provide paid training on our proven curriculum; lesson plans are provided, and our pool is always warm! All candidates who currently have, or are in the process of obtaining, their Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard certification (NL) are welcome to apply! Bring your fun-loving, dedicated and eager-to-learn personality. We'll teach children how to swim and save lives together!

Dive into an exciting career with Aqua-Tots

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Flexible Schedules

Home, school and work can get busy. We understand, so we offer flexible shifts to fit your schedule.

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Lifelong Friendships

Saving lives is a bonding experience. That’s why team members start as co-workers and end up as lifelong friends.

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Advancement Opportunities

We offer lots of room for growth like becoming a Master Water Instructor or Deck Supervisor. We also provide you with the training to advance your career. Team members often stay with us for years—many even open their own swim schools!

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Your Opportunity Starts Here

Available positions vary by location.

These are the calm, confident superheroes who teach children how to swim. No experience needed; we’ll certify you to become an Aqua-Tots Water Safety Instructor. Did we mention you get paid to swim?

Must love smiling and happy things! Greet tots, serve families and schedule lessons all while taking customers on the Aqua-Tots Swim Journey like a PRO.

With so many families growing with us, advancement opportunities are regularly available! General managers, aquatic managers and operation managers are just a few of the world changers who keep our schools running smoothly.

Spark local engagement and promote water safety in your community! Serve as the ultimate brand evangelist for the Aqua-Tots mission to save lives.

We will train you

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Login and learn! Aqua-Tots University (ATU) offers everything you need to know about your new, exciting position in an easy-to-use, self-paced online environment.

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This is where you really get your feet wet! You’ll receive 30+ hours of paid in-person training alongside an experienced coach.

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Continuing Education

We’re always learning! Take part in regularly scheduled training opportunities throughout the year to advance your Aqua-Tots super skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

We welcome all candidates 15 years of age and older.

All aquatics team members must have a current Standard First Aid CPR-C. If you’re applying for an aquatics position, you must also have your Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard certification complete or be in the process of getting it.

We love to hear from people who will sing your praises! We recommend listing previous employers, coaches, teachers, family friends, neighbours and babysitting references. Please avoid immediate family members.

You sure do! We provide rashguards to the aquatics team and polo shirts to the front desk team.

Most part-time shifts are approximately four to five hours.

We offer competitive pay with lots of room for growth! Precise hourly rates vary by location. This is a great question to ask during your interview.

For those who are not comfortable in the water, the front desk is a great place to “get your feet wet” with Aqua-Tots.

Absolutely! Encourage all of your friends to apply; if they’re a good fit for Aqua-Tots, we’d love to have them join the family, too!

When you’ve completed your application, a member of the management team will review it, and if qualified, we will reach out to you to schedule an interview.

It’s always safety first and fun every second! During your shift, you will teach multiple lessons that are 30 minutes in length. And rest assured, the curriculum is already pre-set for you! You’ll also offer parents feedback after lessons, answer questions and help with daily cleaning tasks. Plus, you’ll be bonding with the most amazing co-workers around. It really is the best job ever!

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