American Red Cross lifeguard courses are offered in the spring months for participants ages 15 years and older. Students must pass the prerequisite swim skills test in order to participate. A 2-year lifeguard training and first aid and a 2-year CPR/AED for the professional rescuer certificate will be issued to all participants who successfully complete the written test and water skills.
REGISTRATION FOR LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SYLLABUS. Registration can be completed at Healthplex front desk.
Candidates must pass physical prerequisites at the beginning of class (no refunds issued for failing this test or final tests at end of course).
Lifeguard certification course (seasonal):
For questions, contact Aquatics Director Kimberly Tarlton at 601.925.7946.