Red Cross Offerings

Red Cross

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training


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 online 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 swim test before the start of class.
  • Registration ends Thursday, July 19 at noon. Online course work MUST be completed prior to the start of the class on Monday, July 23.
  • Correct email address is needed at time of registration. 
  • A tablet or iPad is permitted for use during class.
  • Instructor: Brittani Coury
  • Location: PBG Aquatic Complex
  • REGISTER ONLINE or in person
Day  Date  Time R/NR Fee   Code  
M-Th Jul 23-26 8:30am-4:30pm $260/$280 
230801-2B   

Oxygen Training Course

 
Instructors will give participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.
  • Age: 15 & Up 
  • Instructor: Brittani Coury
  • Location: Burns Road Recreation Center/PBG Aquatic Complex
  • REGISTER ONLINE or in person
Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee  Code 
Thu Jul 26 4:30-5:30pm $50/$55 
230801-2C 

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: Monday, July 23 - 4:30-5:30pm
  • REGISTER ONLINE or in person
Pre-requisites:
  • WSI candidates must be at least 16 years old
  • Registration ends Monday, July 23 at 4:30pm. Online course work MUST be completed prior to the start of the class on Tuesday, July 31.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills consistent with Level 4
    (on Thursday, July 26):
    • 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
Day  Date  Time  R/NR Fee  Code   
Tu-F Jul 31-Aug 3* 9am-3:30pm $300/$320 230801-2A   
*Class ends at 2pm on Friday, August 3.