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Sonoma Splash offers year round job opportunities for swim instructors, camp counselors, and certified lifeguards.  Friendly and reliable individuals, looking to join our dedicated team may email us at or submit a message through our Contact Page

Not yet certified?

Sonoma Splash holds Lifeguard Certifications courses!  Register for an upcoming course and receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years upon successful completion of the course.

Currently Hiring:

certified Lifeguards

Apply through or email us your resume!

Shifts are available 7 days a week between the hours of 5:30 am and as late at 9:00 pm in the summer months. Lifeguards are able to set their availability to work one month at a time.

Applicants must be 15 years of age or older to apply. Under general supervision, performs lifeguard duties, enforces all rules and regulations pertaining to the safety and well-being of visitors and patrons. Perform other tasks as required, which includes basic cleaning of the facilities and rotations into the Front Desk to check-in all patrons.

Lifeguards must have a current certification for Lifeguarding & CPR/AED/First Aid from the American Red Cross. Those applicants without a current certification will not receive an official job offer until certifications are obtained.

To find information on local lifeguard certifications please visit the Red Cross Website. 


  • Active scanning and patron surveillance, practice preventive Lifeguarding.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations.
  • Recognize and respond professionally to emergencies, provide care, including activating EAP.
  • Perform assigned duties connected with the care and maintenance of the facility so that its kept clean and presentable.
  • Engage and interact tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • The ability to speak English clearly.
  • Fluency in Spanish welcome.
  • Attend and participate in required staff training and in-service drills.
  • Perform other related duties to check-in patrons on the Front Desk rotations, answer phones, open and close the office.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 4 – 36 per week


Employee discount
Flexible schedule


After school
Day shift
Evening shift
Monday to Friday
Morning shift
Weekends as needed
Year round work

License/Certification:  American Red Cross Lifeguard certification

Swim Instructor

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Swim lessons are typically offered weekday mornings 10-12 and weekday afternoons 3:30-6pm and Saturday mornings. Additional shifts may be available in the form of private swim lessons.

Applicants must be 14 years of age, authorized to work in the US and pass a background check. 

The ideal candidate has knowledge of basic swim strokes, enjoys working with children and has an outgoing personality to lead groups of children through our curriculum. Instructors will be hired as assistant instructors and trained in Sonoma Splash’s program. Swim instructors will be eligible for a pay increase once they begin to lead swim lesson classes independently. 


  • Teach children 6 months – 13 years in various swimming techniques. 
  • Engage students in participating in swim related activities
  • Ensure safety of students by enforcing pool rules
  • Follow lesson plans for the 4 levels of instruction and our parent/child program
  • Evaluate student performance and progress and provide feedback 
  • Build trusting relationships with students and parents
  • Put away and organize swim equipment
  • Lead instructors will run classes, and supervise and instruct assistant instructors

Job type: Part Time

Pay: $18-20 per hour

Hours per week: 3-24

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New Years Day - Closed



Pool Pass Purchase Steps 

STEP 1: Click on the blue “Create an Account” button and create an account


To purchase a pool pass, click the REGISTER button below then follow these four steps: 

STEP 2: Click on "Register for Passes & Lessons!"


STEP 3: Under FILTERS, click on "Programs Groups", then check the "Passes" box


STEP 4: Add your preferred pass to your cart and checkout.


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