With nearly two million gallons of water in the SRSC Counsilman & Billingsley Pools and HPER Royer Pool, there's plenty of water to offer many fun and exciting opportunities. The pools are open every day at each facility and students and members are encouraged to come in for some lap swimming, participate in a water exercise sessions, or just play around. Swimming lessons are available for persons of all ages and abilities. We offer American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instructor courses. The Aquatics program also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year for both participants and spectators including: student organization activities; IU intercollegiate swimming, diving, and water polo; IU men's water polo club matches; and NCAA, USA Swimming and US Diving competitions.
Lifeguards are responsible for supervising all aquatic programs and activities as well as all aquatic participants. Lifeguards are expected to be proficient in all lifeguarding and rescue skills and proactive in the surveillance of all Recreational Sports Aquatic Facilities.
Excellent customer service and communication skills are required. Physical fitness, attention to detail, alertness, and the ability to react to stressful situations are necessary characteristics to adequately perform this job. All lifeguards must be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for Lifeguards.
General Information: Swimming Instructors are responsible for teaching swimming skills in the Campus Recreational Sports Swimming Lesson Program. Instructors are expected to have a general knowledge of swimming and be proficient in the instruction of skills regardless of the age or ability of the participant.
Qualifications: Excellent customer service and communication skills are required. Ability to instruct young children, adolescents, and adults, is necessary. Ability to teach in both group and individual situations is required as well. All instructors must be certified by the American Red Cross as a Water Safety Instructor.