American Red Cross Courses
Please see the Program Guide
for more information on fees, dates and times.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Training
Pre-Requisite: 16 years old on or before the last day of class, proficient front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly. Learn the techniques and skills necessary to be an American Red Cross swim instructor. FIT certification is included with this class. You must bring proof of age to the first class.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (ages 15+)
This American Red Cross course provides a generalized view of lifeguarding skills and practices. CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer included. Swimming Skills pretest involves: Swimming 300 meter continuous swim - 100 meter front crawl, 100 meter breast stroke, 100 meter choice between front crawl and breast stroke. Registration ends one week prior to start of class.
American Red Cross Guard Start
This is an American Red Cross introductory course that teaches basic lifeguarding skills. Participants learn basic emergency lifesaving, First Aid, CPR, and what it takes to become a lifeguard. This class is designed as a volunteer program. Participants who volunteer at least 10 hours of shadow guarding receive a 10% discount on their future lifeguard training class.