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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 3 day course that runs Apr. 3–5 from 10 AM–6 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 Apr. 1.
  • 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