Red Cross Lifeguard Training (Ages 15+)
This course is an official certification class where students will learn the fundamentals of water safety, CPR/First Aid and lifeguard skills for responding to emergency situations in and around the water. The course will consist of a 7 hour online course as well as a 20 hour in person training session. The online course must be completed before the start of the course. This can be completed in one or multiple sessions. At the end of the online portion of the course, each participant will receive a confirmation email. A copy of this email must be brought to the first day of the in-person course. A link to the online program can be found below in the program link section.
Students are required to demonstrate the following abilities on day one: 1) Treading water for 2 minutes (no hands) 2) Swimming 300 yards non-stop using front crawl and breaststroke 3) Retrieve a 10lb brick from the bottom of the pool at 10 ft deep and then swimming it back to the wall in under 90 seconds. Students must be 15 years of age by the completion of the course. In order to pass the class and become certified students must pass pre-testing on day one and attend all sessions, scoring 80% or better on both written exams and passing the final in water testing day. Lifeguard training is an intensive course with physical demands and significant independent reading. Anyone that does not pass the pre-testing or any sections of the course will not be refunded.
Please note this course is blended learning. A portion of this class must be completed by the participant prior to the first day of class (read above).
This program does not include the waterfront certification!