West Chester Alert

The Warm Water Pool is currently closed as we work on further unexpected repairs. During the closure, all Warm Water Pool classes are cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to have it up and running again as soon as possible.

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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Please contact Larry Jones to learn about upcoming session dates.