Free Certification for New Lifeguards

To encourage people age 15 and older to join our lifeguard team, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is adjusting its reimbursement benefit for our American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class. Submit a job application to work as a lifeguard at BPRD, and we will enroll you in one of our lifeguarding classes for FREE.

Download an application from our website and submit it by email or fill one out in person at:

  • BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center – 1601 Canary Ave.
  • BPRD Administrative Office – 400 E. Front Ave.

Call Jahna, BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center, at 701-751-4270 with questions.

Learn More about Classes

Dates Time
May 30-June 1 9am-6pm
June 2; June 3-4 1:30-9:30pm; 9am-6pm
June 5-7 9am-6pm
June 5-8 (NEW) 1:30-8pm


All part-time and seasonal staff also receive a benefits pass that provides rounds of golf, driving range balls, pool passes, fitness passes and a picnic shelter reservation.