Red Cross Offerings

Red Cross

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

 - Blended

Instructor candidates learn how to teach water safety education, including the Basic Water Rescue course, the six levels of the Learn to Swim Program and also the Parent and Child Aquatics course.
  • Age: 16 & Up 
  • Instructor: Brittani Coury
  • Location: Burns Road Recreation Center/PBG Aquatic Complex
  • Mandatory Swim Test: Thursday, October 12 - 4-5pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE or in person
  • WSI candidates must be at least 16 years old
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills (on Thursday, October 12):
  • Swim the following strokes consistent with Level 4:
 Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Elementary Backstroke, Sidestroke – 25 yards
 Butterfly – 15 yards

  • Back float for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute
Code  Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee 
330801-1  M-F Oct 16-20 3:30-8pm $280/$300

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training - Blended 

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This course combines class time and in-water skill sessions. Please see the lifeguarding fact sheet (PDF) for all prerequisites and course objectives.

Please note that:
  • Students must be 15 years of age by the last day of class.
  • Students must pass a pre-test during the scheduled test day.
  • A tablet or iPad is permitted for use during class.
  • Instructor: Brittani Coury
  • Location: PBG Aquatic Complex
  • REGISTER ONLINE or in person
Code Day  Date  Time R/NR Fee 
330801-2 Sa-Su Nov 18-19 8am-6pm $260/$280