West Chester Alert

The Activity Pool will be closed May 15-26 for cover removal. Please click here for more information about the closure.

We will run on an adjusted schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th.

Training & Certification

Lifeguard Training & Recertification Courses

Learn to respond to aquatic emergencies with this comprehensive training. Upon completion participants receive a 2 year certification in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR for the Professional, and AED.

All classes use a blended learning program requiring about seven hours online at home to watch videos and complete tests. A $65 fee will be charged to those who do not pass, drop or transfer to another class. Minimum of three participants per class.

Please contact Larry Jones for more information.

Phase 1: Swim Test

Please show up prepared to swim. Must be 15 years old, able to swim 300 yards without stopping, dive 10’ to retrieve a 10lb. brick, kick on your back with the brick for 20 yard, and tread water for two minutes using only your legs.

Phase 2: Online Study

After you pass the swim test, you will receive a link to register for the online study portion through the American Red Cross. You will need to pay the $35 course fee. Activate your training online and complete the 7.25 hours of online study on your own time before the Phase 3 date.

Phase 3: Pool Skills

Must show up with online study completed. Be prepared to learn, practice, and demonstrate all lifeguard skills.

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Session Dates

Recertification Session Dates

Phase 1:
Complete by May 9th
Phase 2:
Online
Phase 3:
May 19th | 4:00pm – 9:00pm

Members: $300
Non-Members $350

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Certification Session Dates

Phase 1:
June 12th | 7:00 – 8:00pm
Phase 2:
Online
Phase 3:
June 15th | 3:30pm – 7:30pm
June 16th | 3:30pm – 9:30pm
June 17th | 11:30am – 5:00pm

Members: $300
Non-Members $350

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Please contact Larry Jones to sign up or to learn more.