Lifeguard Training 2015:

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
Saturday, April 4th - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 12th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 18th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Lifeguard Training Course NAC #2
Sunday, April 19th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 25th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 26th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Lifeguard Training Course NAC #3
Saturday, May 2nd - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 3rd - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 9th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Course_signup_3.html
Lifeguard Training Course NAC #4
Sunday, May 10th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 16th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 17th - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Lifeguard and CPR Recertifications

All Courses

  1. You must attend all three classes for Lifeguarding and CPR recertifications

  2. This is a new requirement from the Red Cross to ensure that your skills are up to date

  3. For CPR recertifications, you must come on the last day of the course at 9 a.m.

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

You must attend all three classes of the course you sign up for!

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

Lifeguard Training Course NAC #5
Monday, May 11th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 13th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 14th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Course_signup_5.html
Lifeguard Training Course NAC #6
Monday, May 18th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20th - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 21st - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Course_signup_6.html