Red Cross Courses


“Giving the Gift of Water Safety since 1978”

Lifeguard Training and Certification

 

  • Community First Aid

  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer (Adult, Child and Infant)

  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

  • Preventing Disease Transmission

  • Emergency Response (CA Requirement)

(Class size 1 instructor per 10 students.  Class size limit maximum 25)

Prerequisites (Lifeguard Candidate must be able to)

  • Provide verification of the minimum age requirement of 15 years using a driver’s license, birth certificate or passport only.

  • Swim 500 yards continuously, 200 yards of which must be front crawl with rhythmic breathing to the side, 100 yards of which must be breaststroke and 200 yards of which must be either front crawl with rhythmic breathing to the side or breaststroke or a combination of the two strokes.

  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick, swim 20 yards back to the starting point and tread water with the brick, with the face above water for 10 minutes.

All applications and bookings must be accompanied with a signed release form.
Please call the office directly to register. (818) 363-0221

Lifeguard Training Class

$285

Dates:  May 21st, 22nd & 29th

This class is 25 hours in length. No early dismissal permitted Applicant must complete all course work, hours and pass the final exam to earn the LG Certificate.

 

Lifeguard Training and Certification


  • Ages 9-15

  • Ability to swim front crawl for 25 yards, while breathing front or side.

  • Ability to tread water for 1 minute

  • Ability to submerge and swim 10 feet underwater

This program is designed to guide youth into the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training program by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skill in future lifeguards.  Participation in this course complete several requirements for Scouting Projects.

This program offers comprehensive content in these five critical areas:

  • Prevention: Prevent drowning and diving accidents

  • Fitness: Develop swimming skills and more

  • Response: Understand the basics of emergency response techniques and life guarding skills.

  • Leadership: Learn decision-making and communication skills needed to succeed as a lifeguard.

  • Professionalism: Learn the skills necessary to prepare for the important and vital work of life guarding.

All applications and bookings must be accompanied with a signed release form.
Please click here and print out this page.  It must be signed and returned to us with an original signature.

Please contact the office for current 2010 class schedules, registration and fees.  E-Mail Us

CPR & First Aid Certification


This course is for ages 15 and older and combines lectures, demonstrations and videos with hands-on training and practice.  Participants in this course learn to recognize and respond to emergencies including shock, cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, children and infants, heat and cold emergencies, sudden illnesses and poisonings.  Additionally, participants will learn first aid for everything from cuts and scrapes to muscle, bone and joint injuries.

Please contact the office for current 2010 class schedules, registration and fees.  E-Mail Us

Water Safety Instructor ( WSI ) Certification


This course is for ages 17 and older with the ability to perform the following water skills: wading assist, spinal injury stabilization in shallow water using head splint, throwing assist, reaching assist, retrieving a 10 pound brick from 7 feet of water.  The ability to demonstrate American Red Cross Level VI swimming skills as follows: 50 yards each of the front crawl, back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, 10 yards butterfly and standing front diver from the deck.

Whether you want to splash around with kids and teach them to swim, help children or adults refine their strokes or teach diving safety techniques, you can do it as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.

As a water Safety Instructor you can:

  • Teach skills that may save a life

  • Gain terrific work experience as an aquatics professional

  • Learn organizational and presentation skills that will help you in any career

  • Make a difference in people’s lives.

Please contact the office for current class schedules, registration and fees.  E-Mail Us

All applications and bookings must be accompanied with a signed release form.
Please click here and print out this page.  It must be signed and returned to us with an original signature.