Lifeguard Program

Lifeguards at work


Come work with us on the beach. We work as a team and form lasting friendships. All training is paid and we include free certifications. Do a summer job that matters, and master life skills of leadership, communication and teamwork. Great for resumes and college applications! Want to learn more about it? Watch our video!

Lifeguard Positions:

Greater Fairfield/Stamford/Norwalk Area

  • Lifeguard - Indian Wells State Park, Shelton
  • Lifeguard - Sherwood Island State Park, Westport
  • Lifeguard - Squantz Pond State Park, New Fairfield

Greater New Haven/Milford Area

  • Lifeguard - Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
  • Lifeguard - Silver Sands State Park, Milford

Greater New London/Norwich Area 

  • Lifeguard - Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme

Greater Torrington Area

  • Lifeguard - Burr Pond, State Park, Torrington

Greater Waterbury Area

  • Lifeguard - Black Rock State Park, Watertown


Expert Instruction

All of our guards are trained and guided by seasoned professionals.  

Becoming a lifeguard for the state is unlike any job you’ll ever have, with high stakes and real world experience. At our parks you will have the potential to feel the rush of saving a life while comfortable in the heat of the action!

Elite Fitness

Our lifeguards undergo Physical Training (PT) every day. Some of the PT you can expect to experience includes but is not limited to: Jetty to Jetty runs, buoy swims, yoga, kayaking, and rescue board races. Our guards are the most fit and well prepared in the state. They are able to reach potential victims in record time which continues to save lives.

Lifetime Legacy  

Our lifeguard program has deep roots going back to the 1920s. In joining one of our squads you will be connected to lifeguards from the past who have gone on to leadership roles within various different career paths. We support our lifeguards in any professional endeavors they pursue through this Legacy Network.    

Think you have what it takes to be part of our team? Contact Sarah Battistini for more info.

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Content last updated April 2022