American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Courses

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Fee: $275 (includes all materials and certification fees)

Become lifeguard certified and recieve CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and First Aid training. You can then become a lifeguard at the Campus Recreation pools or a local swimming facility.


Please check that you meet the minimum requirements.

  • At least 15 years old.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breastroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute 40 seconds.

If you are unable to complete the prerequisites, your fees will be refunded minus a $5 processing fee and a $25 testing fee.