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 on the first night of the course in order to continue completing this 30 hour weekend course. 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.
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.