LIFEGUARD
TRAINING

SWIM TEST

This test is administered at the beginning of the course and is required for certification.  We will help you gain the strength and endurance to complete the following requirements:

​- 300 Yard Swim (300 yards of freestyle or breaststroke).

- Brick Test: Swim out 20 yards, surface dive 7ft – 10ft deep, retrieve a 10 pound weight from the bottom of the pool, return to the surface, and swim it back 20 yards to the start position. This objective is timed at 1 minute and 40 seconds.

-Tread water with your legs only, no hands, for 2 minutes.

- Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Full Certification

Our Lifeguarding: Full Certification course includes all the certifications you need to become American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified (each certification is valid for 2 years): Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED training.

1) Students cannot miss any of the course. Please make sure you don't have any conflicts with the dates of the class. 

2) You must be at least 15 years of age before the last day of the training class.

3) Pass the Swim Test (detailed on this page).

4) You will be performing strenuous activities such as removing someone from the water. If you have concerns about your physical ability to pass the course, please reach out to us.

Total Cost for Full Certification - $375

Must be 15 years old.

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Recertification Courses

The Recertification class lets you refresh your skills while extending your certification by 2 years.

Requirements

1) Students cannot miss any of the course.  

2) Pass the Swim Test (detailed on this page).

3) Provide proof of a CURRENT Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. If your certification has expired at the time of the course by even one day, you must take the Lifeguarding: Full Certification Course (above). 

Total Cost for Full Certification - $175

Must be 15 years old.