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Lifeguard Training

Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies through a combination of online learning and in-person skills sessions. Upon successful completion, participants will earn an American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED which is valid for two years.

Member: $275.00
Non-Member: $325.00


  • Minimum age of 15
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using Front Crawl or Breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with two hands on the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Session A
September 20 – 22
Friday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday and Sunday | 9:00am-6:00pm


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Lifeguard Review

Participants will review the content of the Lifeguard Training program in order to be recertified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED which is valid for two years.

Member: $160.00
Non-Member: $180.00


  • Current certification in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED

Session A
September 15
Sunday | 9:00am-6:00pm

Session A
October 19
Saturday | 9:00am-6:00pm

Water Safety Instructor Training

No current offerings.

Lifeguard Instructor Training

The Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) course trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross student-level courses including Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.

Members: $275.00
Non-Member: $325.00


  • Minimum age of 17
  • Candidates must show American Red Cross lifeguarding certification and professional-rescuer CPR/AED certification, both of which must be current (not expired) as of the first day of the instructor class
  • This instructor course does not teach student-level lifeguarding skills and knowledge; participants must come to class already knowing student-level lifeguarding content.

This course is held each Spring.

For additional information about American Red Cross Courses please contact Kate Vanlandingham at or 504-314-2430.