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 Lifeguard Coordinator, Joe Hill, with questions at 751-9714.

Program Dates:

January 27, 28, 29

March 17, 18, 19

May 12, 13, 14

Fee: $250

Class will be held 9:00am – 7:00 pm each day 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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