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Royal Canadian Yacht Club
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard / Swim Instructor

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Job Description


The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for providing safe and effective supervision of Members and Guests in and around the pool area.  It is the duty of the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor to prevent accidents, perform first aid and water rescue, and to provide quality aquatic instruction.



  • Perform water rescue and first aid when necessary
  • Provide safe and effective supervision of the pools, splash pad, and deck areas as per Club regulations and policies in addition to the regulations of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 565: Public pools
  • Ensure that the pools, splash pad, and deck areas are safe and clean, and deck furniture and pool accessories are kept orderly and stored correctly, through vacuuming, skimming, removal of debris and towels, and tidying of furniture, equipment, and supplies
  • Instruction of swim classes as assigned, with the use of the accompanying core lesson plans
  • Completion of required daily program administration, including but not limited to:

(a)   Maintaining accurate class lists and worksheets

(b)   Completion and distribution of all progress cards and awards

(c)   Completion of daily attendance sheets and end-of-session statistic sheets

(d)   Pool chemical and water balance readings, as required

  • Ensure that classes are well-organized and effectively delivered (i.e., starting and ending classes on time, screening participants on the first lesson, and providing appropriate feedback as requested)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Club

Required Qualifications

  • National Lifeguard (NL) certification required
  • Standard first-aid and CPR C required
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification an asset
  • Lifesaving Instructor certification an asset

Contact Information

To apply please submit a copy of your cover letter(optional) & resume to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The RCYC is committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations, if needed. Members of our team will consult and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.