Lifeguard class



  1. Swim 300 yards, continuously
  • Demonstrate breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Swim freestyle, breaststroke, or a combination of both. Swimming on the back or side not permitted.
  • Goggles may be used.
  1. Tread water for two minutes, using only the legs
  • Place hands under the armpits.
  1. Complete a timed event within one minute, 40 seconds:
  • Start in the water, swim 20 yards. Goggles are not allowed.
  • Surface dive to 13 feet, retrieve 10-pound brick, return to the surface.
  • Swim 20 yards on back to return to starting point with both hands holding the brick, and keeping face at or near surface to breathe.
  • Exit water without using ladder or



Pretest: TBA 
Classes: TBA.

*All classes must be attended and instructor may add or change schedule of classes if needed.



  • $150 – Biloxi residents
  • $200 – Non- Biloxi residents

Payment is due at end of pretest date and is non-refundable once enrolled in the class. Cash, check, or money order payment only. Make payment out to the City of Biloxi.


For more information, call the Biloxi Aquatics Division at 228-435-6205 or email