Lifeguard Training/Certification & Instructor Courses

  1. Lifeguard Training
  2. Lifeguard Training Review
  3. Prerequisites & Certification

Learn how to save a life and become an American Red Cross certified Lifeguard! After successful completion, the American Red Cross will issue certificates in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Title 22. Bring swimsuit, towel, lifeguard book (receive in class), resuscitation mask (receive in class) and lunch each day. This class consists of approximately 7 hours of online learning, which must be completed after successful completion of prerequisites and before the next class meeting. Students will receive more information after completing the prerequisites.

Attendance is required at all class dates/times; make-ups are not allowed.
To Register: Click on "Register" button to be taken to our registration system.

Instructor: Aquatics Staff
Location: PH Aquatic Park, 147 Gregory Lane
Price: $250/$235 (Dist. Res.)
Age: 15 years old by the last day of class

8715.801
Prerequisites: Sat, 3/16, 9:00-10:00 am
Class Dates/Times:
1. Sat, 3/23, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
2. Sun, 3/24, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
3. Fri, 3/29, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
4. Sat, 3/30, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
5. Sun, 3/31, 9:00 am-5:30 pm

8715.802 (Spring Break)
Prerequisites: Mon, 3/25, 4:00-5:00 pm
Class Dates/Times:
1. Mon, 4/1, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
2. Tues, 4/2, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
3. Wed, 4/3, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
4. Thurs, 4/4, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
5. Fri, 4/5, 9:00 am-5:30 pm

8715.803
Prerequisites: Sat, 4/6, 9:00-10:00 am
Class Dates/Times:
1. Sat, 4/13, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
2. Sun, 4/14, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
3. Sat, 4/20, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
4. Sat, 4/27, 9:00 am-5:30 pm
5. Sun, 4/28, 9:00 am-5:30 pm

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  1. Lifeguard Instructor Course
  2. Water Safety Instructor Course

This course trains instructor candidates to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. Students must have a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate, successfully complete the Online Introduction to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course in the American Red Cross Learning Center before the first class (details will be given after registering) and successfully pass the prerequisite skills on the first day. $35 must be paid to the American Red Cross for the Online Introduction (must be completed before first class, you will receive information after registering). Attendance is required at all classes.

Instructor: Korey Riley
Location: PH Education Center (PHEC), 1 Santa Barbara Road, AND Senior Center (SC), 233 Gregory Lane
Age: 17+
Schedule: 
Mon, Dec 3 5:00-7:30 pm PHEC
Fri, Dec 7, 5:00-9:00 pm SC
Sat, Dec 8, 9:00 am-2:30 pm SC
Mon, Dec 10, 5:00 9:00 pm PHEC
Sat, Dec 15, 9:00 am-2:30 pm SC

Fee: $265/$250 (Dist. Res.)
Registration Deadline: 12/3/18 @ noon