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This section contains information and links to the Peoria Public Library's website, the Arts Commission, the Center for Performing Arts, and Annual Arts festivals and Celebrations. 

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The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres conduct spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex each February and March. Everything you need to know is at PeoriaSpringTraining.com.

A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

The city of Peoria, Arizona is proud to be the "Gateway to Lake Pleasant," one of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona.

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The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium and an 80+ seat black box theater, designed to bring award winning community theater to downtown Peoria. 

City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

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Special Events, sponsored and hosted by the city, held throughout the year at the Peoria Sports Complex, Oldtown Peoria and other areas.

The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.


*All applicants must have current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training/First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications as of May 9, 2015.  

Courses are offered throughout the valley; please see below for classes offered through City of Peoria (please note that the certifications must be American Red Cross).  Completion of the Junior Lifeguard program and/or City of Peoria courses does not guarantee employment with the City.  

How to Apply - 

Step 1 - Complete American Red Cross required training courses.
Step 2 - Complete application online www.peoriaaz.gov/jobs/.  Applications must be completed before water testing:
               Applications received by March 15, 2015 may water test on either test date.
               Applications received after March 15, 2015 and before May 3, 2015 must water test on May 9, 2015.
               Applications will be accepted between until May 3, 2015.  No late applications will be accepted.  
               Certifications must be current as of 
your water test date. 
Step 3 - All applicants must attend one of the City of Peoria Water Test and Interview Process:
               Date #1:  Saturday, March 21, 2015, Sunrise Pool - 21321 N. 86th Dr., 8:00am.
               Date #2:  Saturday, May 9, 2015, Sunrise Pool - 21321 N. 86th Dr., 1:00pm.

All applicants must bring:  Current American Red Cross certifications, Government issued photo ID (high school ID's ok), and suit and towel.

Step 4 - Candidates will be notified if selected for hire by 5:00pm on Friday, May 15, 2015.  You must bring Social Security 
              card and Government issued photo ID to a mandatory paperwork meeting at 5:30pm on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the 
              Development & Community Services Building - 9875 N. 85th Ave. if selected.  Those under 18 will need to bring their parent/guardian for new hire paperwork.

Lifeguard Training -  
Successful completion of the course includes certifications in Lifeguard Training/First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Lifeguard, Oxygen Administration and Bloodborne Pathogens.  Participants must be 15 years old by the end of the class and be able to swim freestyle/breaststroke for 300 yards and retrieve a 10 pound brick from the bottom of the pool on the first day.  Students must be prepared to do in-water and out of water activities on each day. 
Fee: $125 Residents / $155 Non-Residents

  Days: Time: Dates: Pool: Course Code:  
Spring Weekend 1       Saturday-Sunday       8:00am-5:00pm        March 7, 8, 14, 15            Sunrise Pool       81216
Spring Break Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm March 16-20 Sunrise Pool 81215
Spring Weekend 2 Saturday-Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm April 25, 26, May 2, 3 Sunrise Pool 81217
Spring 3 Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-8:00pm April 20-30 Sunrise Pool 81218
Summer 5 Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm July 20-30 Peoria Pool 81224






For additional questions, please email aquatics@peoriaaz.gov.