Lifeguard Certification Class

The American Red Cross blended learning lifeguarding course will prepare you to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies in and around the water. The eLearning portion of this class is scenario based and will introduce you to the skills that you will practice and master during the in-person skill sessions. The eLearning will take approximately  7 hours once assigned by your instructor.  Your instructor should provide eLearning module assignments as well as reading and review question assignments from the Lifeguarding Manual. You must complete these assignments and present proof of completion to enter the in-person skill sessions.


Successful completion of this eLearning content alone will not result in certification.This eLearning content must be taken in conjunction with in-person training and evaluation led by an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor. To earn certification, participants must:

-Meet the age requirement –15 years old on or before the final scheduled in-person session of the course.

-Pass the pre-course swimming skills evaluation.     

-Demonstrate competency in all required skills.     

-Complete all eLearning modules and reading assignments as assigned by the instructor.

-Pass both final skill scenarios

-Certification is valid for 2 years and includes Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.

-Attend and actively participate in ALL class sessions.

-Pass both final exams with a minimum grade of 80%.


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