All lifeguarding courses follow the requirements of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program.
Certification and Recertification
Courses are blended learning courses (i.e., approximately 7.5 hours of online coursework plus approximately 25 hours of scheduled, mandatory in-person class time for lifeguarding; 12 hours for recertification). All blended course work must be completed prior to the first class session.
Lifeguard Swim Test
Participants must pass a Lifeguard Swim Test before registering for a course. Curriculum includes classroom work, practical skills in the water and on land, and two written final exams. Attendance is required at all classes. Participants who successfully complete the course receive a certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer that is valid for two years.
Must be 15 years or older.