Certification Classes

*Refund policy applies to all certification classes
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Lifeguard Training

The American Red Cross program (28 hours) provides lifeguards with skills to keep patrons of aquatic facilities safe in and around water. This class includes training in First Aid and CPR/ AED for the Professional Rescuer. Participants must be at least 15 years of age before the end of the course to enroll. Lifeguard/First Aid & CPR/AED certifications are valid for two years. Participants must attend all class sessions in order to obtain certifications.

Precourse: At the beginning of the course, all students must successfully complete a 300 yard continuous swim, retrieve a 10 pound brick from the bottom of the pool and tread water for two minutes to remain enrolled in the course.

No refunds will be given to persons who fail any part of this course.

CLASS DATES/TIMES

Code: LG 5-1

Dates/ Times: Friday, May 5, 6-10 p.m.

Saturday, May 6, 12-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 7, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, April 21, no refunds will be given after April 21. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

 How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

 

Code: LG 5-2

Dates/ Times: Friday, May 19, 6-10 p.m.

Saturday, May 20, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, May 21, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, May 5, no refunds will be given after May 5. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

 

Location: The W indoor pool & wet classroom. Class schedules will be handed out of the first day.

Fee: $180

How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

 

 

Lifeguard/First Aid/Lifeguard CPR Certification Review

The Lifeguard Review Course is a way to renew your current certifications. Participants should come prepared to successfully demonstrate their practical skills and pass the written exams. Participants must pass the pre-course swim exam, written exam, and skills check. Certification received upon fulfilling course requirements: Lifeguard, First Aid CPR for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 2 years).

Prerequisites: Individuals with a current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate may participate in a review course. Proof of current valid American Red Cross issued Lifeguard certificationis required to participate in the course.

Course Requirements: Participants must attend and participate in all subsequent sessions including class room work and skills practice. To receive the associated certification, participants must satisfactorily demonstrate all Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR skills, and pass the course written exam with at least a score of 80%.

Course Length: 13 hours

No refunds will be given to persons who fail any part of this course or fail to show proof of previous certification.

CLASS DATES/TIMES

Code: LGR 4

Dates/ Times: Sunday, April 2, 8 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, March 19, no refunds will be given after March 19. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

 

 Code: LGR 5

Dates/ Times: Sunday, May 14, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, May 5

 Location: The W indoor pool

Fee: $95

Max. Enrollment: 10

Min Enrollment: 4

 How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

Deadline: Friday, April 21, no refunds will be given after April 21. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

  

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

The WSI class is a class that provides knowledge and skills necessary to teach swimming lessons and other water safety classes through understanding how to use course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participant progress. Students must attend all classes to receive certification. Must be at least 16 years of age before the end of the course.

CLASS DATES/ TIMES

Code: WSI-4

Friday, April 28  5-10 p.m.

Saturday, April 29 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sunday, April 30  8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Min: 3

Max: 6

Cost: $275

Deadline: April 14, no refunds will be given after April 14. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

 

How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

   

Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)

The LGI class trains instructor candidates to teach basic-level Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Attendant, Lifeguard Management, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. One week before the course begins, registered participants will receive a link from their instructor to an online quiz designed by the Red Cross. All participants must complete and pass this quiz, which is an additional $35 payable to the Red Cross. Candidates then must complete the full LGI course and pass the LGI exam to obtain certification. No refunds will be given to persons who fail any part of this course. 

 Code: LGI 3

Dates/ Times: Friday, March 24, 4-10 p.m.

Saturday, March 25, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, March 26, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, March 10, no refunds will be given after March 10. In fairness to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee. If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician’s written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will get the choice of having a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

 

Location:  The W indoor pool. Class schedules will be handed out of the first day.

Fee: $200

Max. Enrollment: 4

Min. Enrollment: 1

How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

 

Community CPR (Adult, Child, and Infant CPR/AED) & First Aid

The American Red Cross Community CPR Class teaches the skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants until advanced medical personnel arrive. The American Red Cross First Aid course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic first aid care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrive. Certifications are valid for two years.

CLASS DATES/ TIMES

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Date/ Time: TBD

Deadline:

 Location: The W Wet Classroom

Fee: $95

Max. Enrollment: 10

Min. Enrollment: 4



How to Register: Register online or sign up at the Welcome Desk

 

Refund Policy To keep things fair to all participants, each withdrawal from a program will be assessed a $5 processing fee whether a refund check is issued or credit is put on an account. There will be no transfers. Any changes will be treated as a refund, and participants must re-register for the desired class. The refund may be requested by the deadline date of each class. If a deadline is not noted, it will be seven calendar days prior to program start date. 
No refunds will be given following the registration deadline. Each program's deadline is indicated in the brochure. If a deadline date is not indicated, it will be seven calendar days prior to the program start date. 
Medical: If a medical problem arises during the activity/class, a physician's written excuse must be presented stating that participation is restricted. In the case of a medical excuse, a percentage of whatever class time remains will be refunded. 
W cancellations: If the program/activity is canceled by the department, you will have the choice of a full refund issued to your account or a refund check issued to the person who paid for the enrollment.

Updated 3.22.17