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Instructional Classes
American Red Cross Certifications 

Water Safety Instructor

This American Red Cross course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming & Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants` progress. Participants must be 16 years old and will gain certification in Fundamentals of Instructor Training and as a Water Safety Instructor. This course authorizes instructors to teach swimming lessons from the Learn-to-Swim Program Levels 1-6, Basic Water Rescue, water safety outreach presentations and Parent & Child Aquatics.

To be held the month of January
Course length 34 hours
Cost is $225.00


Lifeguard Training

This American Red Cross course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illness until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel arrive and take over. Pre-requisites: Must be 15 yrs old and pass the pre-course of 1) swim 300yds continuosly using front crawl and breaststroke, 2) swim 20yds, surface dive 7-10ft, retrieve a 10lb object, swim 20yds back to starting point and exit the water in 1 minute, 40 seconds without goggles, 3) Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs. Certification includes Lifeguard Training/First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Administering Oxygen, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

To be held Winter Break & Spring Break
An interest is also available. Classes are held based on interest as well.
Course length 30 hrs
Cost is $200.00


Lifeguarding Instructor

This American Red Cross course trains instructor candidates to teach basic-level Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Attendant, Lifeguard Management, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Administering Oxygen, Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission, and Basic Water Rescue courses. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with GuardStart, Water Safety Presentations, Waterfront Lifeguarding, and Waterpark lifeguarding. Participants must be 17 years old and upon successful completion will receive certifications including re-certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid; become certified in Fundamentals of Instructor Training, Lifeguard Training Instructor, Administering Oxygen, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

To be held in July
Course length 30 hrs
Cost is $225