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The club will be closed for Easter on Sunday, April 16th.

Training & Certification

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training & Certification

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

Must show up prepared to swim.
Must be 15 years old, able to swim 300 yards without rest/stop, dive 10′ retrieve a 10lb. brick, kick on your back with the brick for 20 yards, and tread water for 2 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.

Certification Session Dates

Phase 1: April 19th | 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phase 2: Online
Phase 3: May 5th | 4:30 – 9:30 pm — May 6th | 12:30 – 6:30 pm — May 7th | 12:30 – 6:30pm

Members: $300
Non-Members $350

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