Become a lifeguard

Want to help your community while making money and spending your summer outdoors? Be a lifeguard in Milwaukee! Milwaukee County Parks is currently recruiting lifeguards for the 2024 season!

About Aquatics Ambassadors

We care about water safety in Milwaukee.

Aquatics Ambassadors Milwaukee (AAM) aims to increase water safety throughout the city by promoting equitable access to swimming and lifeguarding opportunities. We collaborate with the community to grow our local lifeguard pipeline and invite all of our neighbors to strengthen their connection to water. AAM is an initiative supported by the Milwaukee Parks Foundation in collaboration with Milwaukee County Parks.

Find a Pool Near You

Find swim lessons and pools near you.

Use our resource directory to find public pool access throughout the Milwaukee area. At a glance, you can find out who offers open swim time and swim lessons with convenient links for more information. Whether you are starting from scratch or an experienced swimmer, we hope to point you to a pool that’s right for you.

Water Stories

Meet the Ambassadors!

Our Aquatics Ambassadors are excited to share their love for swimming with you! They range from a professional athlete to new swimmers, veteran lifeguards to rookies. Get to know the remarkable water stories of some remarkable Milwaukeeans.

Apply to Be a Lifeguard

Without you, our community will have limited access to pools and swim lessons.
Start training now to be a lifeguard. Do some good, have fun, get paid! What are you waiting for? Apply now!