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Cornell University

Lifeguard Positions

Applicants must be currently certified in Lifeguarding (every 2 years) and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (every year in NY state) and attend Guard Tryouts (see below for date). For a list of accepted certifications, check here

Students interested in being a lifeguard at Cornell should apply directly through Workday.

Spring '24 Informational Meeting and Tryouts: TBA

For questions, please e-mail

If you are looking to get certified or renew expired certs, explore the YMCA of Ithaca site here