Lifeguard Training 2016:

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. 1.What swimming skills are required to enter the course?

You must swim 300 yards without stopping & show the front crawl and breast stroke.  You must bring a 10 lb. brick up from the bottom of the pool.  You must tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.


  1. 2.What certifications will I receive after I take the course?

Your course is sponsored by the American Red Cross.  You will receive your certifications in Lifeguard Training, First Aid Basics, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.


  1. 3.For what period are the certifications valid?

Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR certifications are all valid for 2 years.


  1. 4.Am I guaranteed a job if I pass the course?

Yes, we guarantee you a job with our company. We try to find you an assignment as close to your home as possible.


  1. 5.What if I can’t attend any of these course dates?

We run courses all summer, please call us to see if a later course is more convenient for you.


  1. 6.What will happen after I sign up for the course?

Someone from our office will contact you before the course to confirm that you are coming, and also to advise you what to bring and answer any questions you might have.


  1. 7.What is the cost of the training?

The course is $125.00 for people who are going to work for us this summer, and $375.00 for people who do not work for us full time.

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training Course NAC #1

  1. Saturday, April 2nd - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  2. Sunday, April 3rd - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  3. Saturday, April 9th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Lifeguard Training Course NAC #2

  1. Sunday, April 10th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  2. Saturday, April 16th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  3. Sunday, April 17th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lifeguard Training Course NAC #3
Sunday, April 24th - 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 30th - 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 1st - 12 noon to 8 p.m.
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Lifeguard Training Course NAC #4
Saturday, May 7th - 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 8th - 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 14th - 12 noon to 8 p.m.

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Lifeguard and CPR Recertifications

All Courses

  1. We now offer an online review for Lifeguard and CPR recertifications, however you must attend the THIRD day of a course to demonstrate your skills and take the written test

  2. If your Lifeguard and CPR certifications have been expired for more than one year, you must attend a full course

Click on the course you would like to sign up for to be taken to the online sign-up form

You must attend all days listed of whichever course you choose!

Use the map below to get directions to the training facility - The Newtown Athletic Club

Lifeguard Training Course NAC #5
Tuesday, May 10th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 12th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, May 13th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Lifeguard Training Course NAC #6
Monday, May 16th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 18th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 19th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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