NYC Parks Lifeguard Qualifying Test

Metropolitan Recreation Center

To qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age by the start of employment.
  • Have at least 20/30 vision in one eye and 20/40 in the other - without corrective lenses. 
    Glasses and contact lenses may not be worn during the eye exam.
  • Be able to swim 50 yards in 35 seconds or less, with proper form.
Please note: We will send you reminders for all upcoming test dates at this location; therefore, you may receive test date reminders for this location past your test date.

Dates: from 12/10/2019 until 12/17/2019

Description: The Lifeguard Qualifying Test will take place at Metropolitan Recreation Center on December 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and December 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Metropolitan Recreation Center (opens in new tab)
261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn