Red Cross Programs

lifeguard recertification

Re-certification students join the Sunday-only portion of training.

Blended Learning Lifeguarding Training

The American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguarding course utilizes online modules, classroom lectures, and in-water practice to teach candidates the skills needed to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Our courses are designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a variety of scenarios in and around the water. With our lifeguard training, you will learn how quick response times and effective preparation are vital to being a lifeguard while also understanding the crucial elements in helping to prevent drownings and injuries.This includes land and water skills, as well as first aid and CPR.

Criteria for certification:

  1. Attend and actively participate in all course sessions.
  2. Complete all eLearning units prior the in-person sessions.
  3. Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  4. Demonstrate competency in a required final rescue skill scenarios.
  5. Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid, and Lifeguarding.
  6. Must participate in the 7 hour online portion as well as the 2 days in class/ water portion.
Questions? Contact Kaitlyn Mitchell
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Please be aware there is a pre-req swim test given on the first day. It is recommended that students practice, as no refunds are given after the start of the course. Pre-req swim test: 300 yards (100 Free, 100 Breast, 100 freestyle or breaststroke) continuous swim with breath control and rhythmic breathing, 2 minutes of treading water with legs only, and a timed brick retrieval from the bottom of the deep end. Upon successful registration, participants will be emailed the Lifeguard Manual.

Once you register for the class you will receive an email one week prior to the scheduled class with the link to the online portion of the class to complete (and print out your confirmation of completion) before attending the in class portion. If you register within the week of the class it will be emailed within 24 hours.

dates will be posted around March 2024

All classes 8:00am-6:00pm
Minimum 5 participants to hold class
Maximum 10 participants each class


Members & Non-Members
Lifeguard: $280/2-day session
Recertification: $130/1-day Sunday session

Because there is a minimum and maximum number of participants in each class per the Red Cross, refunds will not be issued unless the participant's spot can be filled.

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