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Aquatics Volunteer Program

Trico Centre Aquatics Department is looking for swim instructor assistant volunteers.

If you are 13 years or older, have completed your Bronze Star or higher, enjoy being in the water, and like to make new friends, you have the opportunity to volunteer with the Trico Centre Aquatics Department and to be part of our great team.

In these exciting volunteer positions, you will assist both lifeguards and swim instructors enforce rules, teach lessons, demonstrate skills, communicate to patrons and more! Volunteering with the Aquatics Department is a great way to get experience to put on your resume! And if you volunteer once a week, you can also get a free Trico Centre membership!

For general information about volunteering at Trico Centre, including requirements and perks, see our Careers page.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Volunteers receive an individual membership to the facility upon a once a week minimum commitment to the volunteer program.
  • We aim to hire our volunteers once they are certified and ready to step into the Swim Instructor roll, volunteers will receive priority hiring over external candidates.

How to apply:

To apply for a volunteer position, please send your application/resume to aquatics@tricocentre.ca and a member of our Aquatics team will respond as soon as possible.



  • Minimum age requirement 13
  • Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross holder
  • First Aid, CPR or AED Certification a definite asset
  • Basic Police Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector Search mandatory if 16 or older. Letters can be provided for discounted rates.
  • Enjoys being in the water and working in a busy pool setting
  • Likes working with children (Note: No volunteer will be left unsupervised with children)


Responsibilities could include

  • Life jacket assistance
  • Playing games with children and assists with child supervision in swim programs
  • Assistance supervising children during swim programs
  • Demonstrating strokes and assisting with floats and glides

Note: No volunteer will be left unsupervised with children.


For submitting an application/resume, please email aquatics@tricocentre.ca and a member of our Aquatics team will respond as soon as possible.