American Red Cross Certification Classes


General Information

Lifeguard training is available for April 2024; pre-registration is required.

Lifeguard Review (Re-Certification) is available for May 2024; pre-registration is required.

Lifeguard Training

Next Course: APRIL 2024

Friday, April 19th 5pm-9pm
Saturday, April 20th 8:30am-4:30pm
Sunday, April 21st 8:30am-4:30pm

Participants Must attend all days of class
Location: The class of 1986 Fitness and Wellness Center/Dillon Gym
Cost: $350

Successful completion of the course will result in a 2 year certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
The Lifeguarding Pre-test is required for all Lifeguard Training and Re-certification courses. It will take place at  the 1st in-class session. Participants must pass all 3 sections, in order to move on to the remainder of the course. See the registration website for additional details on the pre-test requirements.


Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

The WSI course provides participants the training necessary to teach Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses by developing an understanding of how to conduct lessons and evaluate their students' progress.

Lifeguard Review (Re-Certification)

Next Course: Saturday, May 4, 2024
Time: 8:30am-6:30pm
Location: The Class of 1986 Fitness and Wellness Center/Dillon Gym
Cost: $199

This is an American Red Cross Re-Certification Lifeguarding course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing.
A current certification (or expired less than 30 days) in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is required to participate in the review course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years.



Lifeguard Instructor Course (LGI)

Trains lifeguarding instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

Questions regarding any certification courses can be directed to

Kaitlin Dobiesz @ [email protected]