Lifeguarding and Safety Courses
We offer a huge array of aquatics programming to satisfy any and all of your H2O needs.
These courses give you the key to learning basic life saving skills. We also offer recertification courses and Water Safety Instructor Courses. You never know when you may need to jump in and save a life!
Full Lifeguard Course
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive certificates in LIFEGUARD/CPR PRO, FIRST AID, and AED essentials. Candidates must attend all course sessions. No make-ups will be offered and no refunds can be given for failing any of the required skills, failing the written test or failing to attend all class dates within the session.
Lifeguard Recertification Course/CPR PRO Review for the Professional Rescuer
Take this class every 2 years to remain certified as a LG. Must take this class within 30 days of expiration or before you expire.
CPro Review Only (for LG)
This class is to be taken every year as a lifeguard per NYS requirements to work at any pool or waterfront.
The course will be taught in compliance with the COVID-19 Social Distancing guidance issued by the American Red Cross. This includes requirements for class-size limitations, physical separation of at least 6 feet, use of individual manikins and AED’s for each student and strict disinfecting and personal hygiene requirements. Soap and hand sanitizer will be available.
CPR and First Aid
This is a comprehensive CPR, AED and First Aid course for laypersons that desire or require first-responder level training.
Lifeguard Training Prep
In 4 days, we will help you improve your swim technique, your swim endurance and practice some skills required to pass the course. Don’t let the pressure of the unknown stop you from being prepared!
American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding is ideal for lifeguards working at non-surf, open-water environments such as lakes and rivers, as well as traditional pools. The course teaches professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, rescue board techniques, emergency preparedness, and more. This course includes certification for pools.