State Lifeguards Lifeguard Quizzes

Assess Your Swimming Skills 🏊‍♂️

Take this quiz to assess your swimming skills for a lifeguard job. Find out if you meet the requirements for distance swimming, treading water, and object retrieval.

Assess Your Swimming Skills

This quiz is designed to help you assess your swimming skills in preparation for a lifeguard job. Answer the following questions to the best of your ability.

So, you've taken our Assess Your Swimming Skills quiz and you're eager to dive deeper into the world of lifeguarding. Whether you aced the quiz or found areas you need to work on, we're here to support your journey every step of the way.

First, let's talk about swimming proficiency. As our quiz indicates, lifeguarding requires a certain level of swimming skill. You need to be comfortable swimming at least 500 yards non-stop, treading water for at least 2 minutes, and retrieving a 10-pound object from a depth of 7 to 10 feet. If you're not quite there yet, don't worry! Consider taking some swimming lessons to improve your skills.

Once you're confident in your swimming abilities, it's time to start preparing for your lifeguard test. Our Preparation Guide is a great resource, packed with tips and resources to help you succeed.

If you're curious about the specific requirements for becoming a lifeguard in your state, we've got you covered. Check out our FAQ for detailed information.

Perhaps you're asking yourself, "Where can I find lifeguard jobs near me?" We've got a handy guide for that too. Our Local Lifeguard Opportunities article will help you navigate the job market in your area.

Remember, becoming a lifeguard is a journey, and every journey begins with a single step. Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced swimmer looking to take your skills to the next level, State Lifeguards is here to help you make a splash in the world of lifeguarding.