Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding

This course requires participants to complete online learning prior to in-class skills sessions.  Please make sure to provide a valid email address when completing registration.

This course contains American Red Cross Lifeguarding.

The lifeguarding content will provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Upon completion of this course participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final day of the course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete the following events in 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Face may be in or out of the water.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Length

  • Approximately 7 hours, 25 minutes for online learning (at home on your own time); must be completed before the first in-class session
  • Approximately 21 hours for in-class skills
  • Course times may vary to include breaks

Certification Requirements

  • Attend and participate in all class sessions.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.
  • Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Lifeguarding Skills final written exams with minimum grades of 80 percent.

Price

  • $250

February Class

All Locations
2/18/23 - 2/18/23
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This immediate payment is for the Prerequisite Test only. Once the Prerequisite Test is passed, the remaining payment of $225 will be due before the class on February 24th, 2023, to continue with the certification. You will be emailed the link to the American Red Cross online component upon successful completion of the Prerequisite Test. The online component must be completed before the first in-class session.

The Prerequisite Test will take place on February 18th, 2023, at 4pm. 

Class Times

  • Approximately 7 hours, 25 minutes for online learning (at home on your own time); must be completed before the first class on February 24th, 2023
  • Approximately 21 hours for in-class skills
    • Friday, February 24th, 2023, from 5 – 9pm
    • Saturday, February 25th, 2023, from 8am – 5pm
    • Sunday, February 26th, 2023, from 8am – 5pm
  • Course times may vary to include breaks

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/26/23 2/23/23 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
02/18/23
Sa - 4:00 pm
10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
02/12/2023

January Class

All Locations
1/27/23 - 1/29/23
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This immediate payment is for the Prerequisite Test only. Once the Prerequisite Test is passed, the remaining payment of $225 will be due immediately to continue with the certification.

The online component must be completed before the first in-class session.

Class Times

  • Approximately 7 hours, 25 minutes for online learning (at home on your own time); must be completed before the first class on January 27th, 2023
  • Approximately 21 hours for in-class skills
    • Friday, January 27, 2023, from 5 – 9pm
    • Saturday, January 28, 2023, from 8am – 5pm
    • Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 8am – 5pm
  • Course times may vary to include breaks

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/19/23 1/26/23 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
01/27/23 - 01/29/23
5 / 10 Available Registration
Closed