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Lifeguard Certification Course

Train. Prepare. Save Lives.

Become a valued team member and save lives through our Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Train now for those summer job opportunities as a Certified Lifeguard.

This is a 4 day course that runs June 25-28 from 10 AM–5 PM. Course candidates will become lifeguards by gaining the necessary skills needed to recognize, prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.

Course Requirements

  • Lifeguard candidates must be 15 years or older by June 21.
  • This blended learning course includes an online and instructor led classroom skills session. The online portion must be completed before attending the in-class portion.
  • Most learners complete the online portion in approximately 7 hours. It is recommended to begin the online session as soon as possible to ensure you have completed it prior to the in-person skill session.

Cost includes

  • Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications 
  • Electronic manual 
  • Whistle, hip-pack and resuscitation mask