Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training & Certification

Lifeguard Training & Certification at Velo-CT provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.

All participants must be:

  • at least 15 years of age prior to the first scheduled session,

  • able to tread water for two (2) minutes,

  • able to swim 300 yards continuously.

Approximate Time:

20 hours combined in water and in classroom

8 hours online pre-course work to be completed prior to first scheduled session

 

Lifeguard Review & Recertification

An abbreviated Lifeguarding course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Current certification in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is required to participate in the review course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years.

All participants must have a current Lifeguard Certificate (or expired no more than 30 days)

Approximate Time:

8 hours

 
 

Private
Individual or Mini-Group

Our Staff will work with you to schedule the in water and classroom portion of this course.  

Schedule around times that work for you as an individual, or schedule with a few friends and schedule a course together!

This format offers the flexibility to accommodate your busy schedule.

Lifeguard Training & Certification 

Private - Individual

$550

Private - Mini-Group

$450 per participant

Minimum participants: 2

Maximum participants: 4

Lifeguard Review & Recertification 

Private - Individual

$360

Private - Mini-Group

$300 per participant

Minimum participants: 2

Maximum participants: 4

Please note: Fees are non-refundable.  If you are unable to successfully complete the course, you will not be refunded

 

Group

Register for a  pre-scheduled, multi-day course.  Participants must attend sessions scheduled for the course.

Lifeguard Training & Certification

$425 per participant

 

Lifeguard Review & Recertification

$275 per participant

Upcoming Courses:

 

Lifeguard Training & Certification

 

Week 1: April 11-14

Monday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Wednesday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm

This is a 4 day course.  Participants must attend all four classes.

Week 2: April 18-21

Monday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Wednesday: 9:30am-2:30pm

Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm

This is a 4 day course.  Participants must attend all four classes.

Please note: Fees are non-refundable.  If you are unable to successfully complete the course, you will not be refunded