If you’re looking for a great summer job or a challenging career that's in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program is the best place to start. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could even save a life! Learning is fun and easy. Through videos, group discussion and handson practice, you'll learn rescue skills for use in the water and on land, first aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency, professional lifeguard responsibilities and surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries.