Train to be a lifeguard and get reimbursed for some certification courses.

Lifeguard Pipeline

Lifeguard Pipeline Program

Cascade Bay offers a tuition reimbursement program for American Red Cross Lifeguard (LG) and Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) certification training, and review courses through our Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) award-winning Lifeguard Pipeline Program. The program is available to participants who meet our Pipeline employment requirements.

Courses offered through Cascade Bay and Partners

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for 2024 class dates, pricing, reimbursement levels class offerings. These classes are currently only available to Cascade Bay employees.

  • Lifeguard Certification
  • Lifeguard Review
  • Lifeguard Instructor Certification
  • LGI Review

Courses offered through American Red Cross

  • Lifeguard/LGI Certification/Review Courses

Cascade Bay also offers a partial reimbursement to employees who get certified through another Red Cross facility/program. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


Pipeline Employment Requirements

  • Successfully pass the ARC certification course (LG, LGI or LG/LGI Review)
  • Complete application and hiring process for employment and are hired by City of Eagan to work at Cascade Bay Waterpark
  • Meet hours/eligibility requirements
  • Reimbursements are sent out late-September for employees who meet the eligibility requirements
  • Early termination or disciplinary action may make an employee ineligible for tuition reimbursement

American Red Cross Lifeguard Skills Prerequisites

  • Tested at the start of the LG class
  • Complete a timed skill sequence including a 20 yard swim, retrieval of a 10 lb. object from 7 ft. deep, swim 20 yard carrying the object, and exit the water within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • 300 yard endurance swim using front crawl and breaststroke

Classes

No classes are offered at this time.

If you are interested in taking a future Lifeguard Training course or if you have questions, contact the Aquatic Operations Supervisor via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at (651) 675-5528.