Red Cross Programs

For more information contact Deanna Burke

919-567-3400

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.

Once you register for the class you will receive an email 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.

cost

$275/2-day session

dates

May 2018:  May 5-6, May 12-13, May 19-20, 8:00am-6:00pm
May 14-18, 4:00pm-8:00pm
June 2018:  June 2-3, June 16-17, June 23-24, 8:00am-6:00pm
July 2018:  July 14-15, 8:00am-6:00pm
August 2018:  August 11-12, 8:00am-6:00pm

* Open to both members and non-members. Minimum 5 participants, maximum 10 participants to hold class.

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, the participant will be emailed the Lifeguard Manual.

Lifeguard Re-Certification

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

cost

$125/1-day Sunday session

dates

May 2018:  May 6, May 20, 8:00am-6:00pm
June 2018:  June 17, 8:00am-6:00pm
July 2018:  July 15, 8:00am-6:00pm
August 2018:  August 12, 8:00am-6:00pm

* Open to both members and non-members. Maximum 5 participants to hold class. Must present current certification, can be expired up to 30-days.