SELA Aquatics

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Southeast Louisiana Aquatics is the local authority on aquatics safety and training. Better known simply as SELA, our organization provides a multitude of aquatic and safety training services to regions including New Orleans, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Thibodaux, Houma, Lafayette, and other areas of Louisiana.

April 3

After seven months of training, we're proud to announce ten new lifeguard instructors & assistant instructors. Congratulations to Mitchell Bailey, Kasey Kraft, Brady Lewis, Will Lurker, Jacob Martinez, Jonathan McKeough, Carter Richard, Vince Tamplain, Payne Espenan, and Maria Torregrossa!

March 15

Swim lesson registration will open on April 1st.

January 7

2016 job applications are being accepted!

Our mission at SELA Aquatics

is to deliver superior training, comprehensive aquatics education, and effective management services for clubs & aquatics facilities in the Gulf South. Our philosophy demands consistently superior results from our lifeguards, coaches, and instructors; guided by professionalism and safety we drive ourselves to offer comprehensive solutions to meet your operational needs, from staffing to chemical upkeep.
American Red Cross Certified

We are an official provider of American Red Cross courses and our professional staff members hold LGIT, WSIT, CPO, among other certifications.

Cutting Edge

SELA continually sets the industry standard for technological integration into our team's workflow, providing real-time data and statistics to our clients.


Professionalism is in our DNA. Efficiency, teamwork, and respect are critical building blocks for both education and safety.

The best pool related decision I have ever made was to hire SELA. I didn't know a summer season at NOLTC could be so easy.

J. Lee Stall, CCM, CCE
General Manager
New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club

Staffing and professionalism were equal to to and above any expectation I or our board had. SELA had innovative solutions that met our needs.

Ed Gaskell
Bocage Racquet Club

SELA is a profesionally run company that delivers as promised. We were very pleased with SELA and their staffing of our pool this summer. Best part is they handle all the hiring, paperwork, and issues that arise. One stop shop.

Ken M. Hamrick
General Manager
Metairie Country Club

Did you know: SELA Aquatics has trained hundreds of lifeguards in Southeast Louisiana and offers a wide range of services from guard certification to full-service management.

Last season SELA employed around 200 seasonal and full-time staff throughout the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Ruston regions.