Become Lifeguard Certified

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

How do i become a certified lifeguard?

How do I Become a Certified Lifeguard?

The Lifeguarding course provides participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in both shallow water (less than 7 feet) and deeper water (7 feet or more) and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

This class is taught in a blended learning format, which includes about 6 Hours of online course work, which must be completed prior to the first day of in person training, and 14 hours of in person training. Participants who successfully complete this course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding (including deep water) with CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid valid for 2 years.

Course Pre-Requisites

1. Minimum age: 15 years

2. Complete a swim- tread-swim sequence: Jump into the water submerge resurface swim 150 yards (using the front crawl breaststroke or a combination of both) maintain position at the surface of the water for 2 minutes by treading water using only the legs then swim 50 yards using the front crawl breaststroke or a combination of both.

3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds by starting in the water swimming 20 yards surface dive (feet-first or head-first) to a depth of 7 to 12 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point holding the object at the surface with both hand exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Course Dates

Course 1:

Thursday, June 13 (4:30pm - 7:30pm)

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