Aquatics | American Red Cross Lifeguarding

American Red Cross Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding Classes

Classes include American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Lifeguarding. All certifications are good for 2 years. Participants must be 15 years on or before the last day of the session. Males must wear boxer-style swimming suit and females must wear a one-piece suit. Must complete the following pre-requisites:

  • 300-yard swim using front crawl and breaststroke
  • Retrieving an object from the deep end of the pool
  • Treading water for 2 minutes using legs only

Pretest must be completed prior to class. Call Joe (751-9714) for a test time. (This is a blended learning course – some work will be done prior to meeting times online – participants will receive a link at least a week before class to complete it before the first day of the session).

Contact Aquatics Trainer, Joe Hill, with questions at 751-9714.

Program Dates:

Full Course January 19 - 21

Fee: $250 (+$35 fee to American Red Cross for online portion)

Recertification TBD

Fee: $150 (+$35 fee to American Red Cross for online portion)

Class will be held 6:00 - 9:00pm Friday night and  9:00am – 7:00 pm Saturday and Sunday of class. Registration deadline is 1 week prior to the beginning of class.

Look for additional classes at the Bismarck Aquatic Center and at the Mandan Community Center.

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