Lifeguard Training Course

Do you want to be a lifeguard?

Take the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course including First Aid, CPR and AED.

Each day of the two-day course will run in person from 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, with blended learning of 7 hours 30 minutes online before the course starts.


You will be emailed the online course information that must be completed before the in-person portion begins on Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 AM. 72 hours after registering, please check your email for a link to the online portion of this course. Registration closes on Tuesday, March 19 at 10:00 AM.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications.

Prerequisites for class include:

  • A minimum of 15 years of age by the end of the course
  • Swim 300 yards (12 lengths) continuously; can use a combination of both freestyle and breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands
  • 40-yard timed swim with 10-pound brick test. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object, and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
Full-time, part-time and seasonal lifeguard and swim instructor positions are available immediately at the OFJCC! For more information and to apply, please click here.

 

REGISTER HERE

Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24
9:00 AM–5:00 PM (both days) with blended learning of 7-1/2 hours online prior to the course beginning
Goldman Sports & Wellness Complex
Free
Contact: Aquatics | (650) 223-8710 | aquatics@paloaltojcc.org

You can always contact Member Services:

myaccount@paloaltojcc.org   |   (650) 223-8723