American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Program Information

Online and classroom program that enhances essential learning of the principals of being a lifeguard. Course begins with participation in an 8-hour online course and continues with instructor led skills and water work in the classroom. Learn rescue skills, first aid, CPR/AED, and professional lifeguard responsibilities.

Successful completion of this course will certify you in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and Emergency Oxygen, all for 2 years.
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  • Age 15+
  • Wackford Aquatic Complex, Blue Heron Room
  • $195
***Must register by 'Class Closes' date and have completed on-line work by 'Start Date' ***
Online information will be emailed out the day after 'Class Closes' date


  • 2-minute treading water
  • Brick retrieval in 7 feet of water
  • Pre-course swim test of 300 yards
You can view the YouTube video “CSD Aquatics ARC Lifeguard Prerequisite” for more information.
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Registration starts December 12, 2018. You can register online or in person at one of our facilities.

Lifeguard Positions Available

(Deadline: 4/22/19)
View the job description and apply online. Applicants need to be 15 years of age and have completed American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Classes fill quickly so enroll today!
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