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Parks & Recreation seeks lifeguards
City accepting applications for summer pool positions
Posted Date: 1/7/2019

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for cashier and lifeguard positions for the 2019 summer pool season.

Make this summer count! Earn $8.75 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends amongst co-workers all while making a difference in your community.

Cashier applicants must be at least 16 years of age and lifeguard applicants must be at least 15 years of age and able to pass a swim test that consists of swimming 300 yards continuously, treading water for two minutes without the use of arms or hands and completing a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. All applicants must be available to work at all facilities and have reliable transportation. Apply online at and take your swim test at New Providence Pool, 168 Cunningham Lane. American Red Cross lifeguarding/CPR/AED certification and training are available.

For information about lifeguard training and certification, please contact New Providence Pool at (931) 472-3380 or visit

New Providence Pool is the only public indoor pool in the city of Clarksville. Located near Fort Campbell Boulevard at 168 Cunningham Lane, the pool offers swim lessons, water fitness classes, lap swim, and open swimming through the first week of May. The pool also offers a children's pool area, a climbing wall, diving board, and a concession stand for drinks and snacks. An ADA accessible hydraulic lift chair allows those with special needs to enjoy the pool.