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.
Lifeguard Training3
  • 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.
 Session   Class Closes  Start Date  Class Dates  Days Class Time 
 #7134 March 11 March 19 March 19-23
March 24
4:30 pm-9:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
 #7135 March 18 March 26 March 26-29 Monday - Thursday 9:00 am-2:30 pm
 #7136 March 29 April 6 April 6 
April 7-8
Sat. - Sun.
4:30 pm-9:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
 #7137 April 5 April 13 April 13
April 14-15
Sat. - Sun.
4:30 pm-9:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm


Registration starts December 6, 2017. You can register online or in person at one of our facilities.

Lifeguard Positions Available

(Deadline: 4/22/18)
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!