Lifeguard Training 2018:

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 $150.00 for people who are going to work for us this summer, and $375.00 for people who do not work for us.

  1. 8.Where is the course held?

Scroll down the page for a map to the training location.

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training Course #20
Thursday, July 26th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, July 27th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Course_signup_1.html
Lifeguard Training Course #21
Monday, July 30th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 31st - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 1st - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 2nd - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lifeguard Training Course #22
Monday, August 6th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August  7th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 8th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lifeguard Training Course #23
Monday, August 13th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 14th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 15th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lifeguard and CPR Recertifications

All Courses

  1. We now offer an online review for Lifeguard and CPR recertifications, however you must attend the last TWO DAYS 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 - Mermaid Lake Swim Club