Lifeguard Instructor

/Lifeguard Instructor

Take your lifeguarding knowledge to the next level with an instructor certification. This will allow you to train lifeguards for the American Red Cross.

Lifeguard Instructor

Course Description: Trains lifeguarding instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. Note: To teach Waterfront Skills, Lifeguarding instructors must possess a basic-level Waterfront Skills certificate Prerequisites: Minimum age: 17 years, Possess a current Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, An equivalent certificate from another organization, Complete the Online Session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course and complete the precourse session

Course Dates:
Dates Location Instructor Form Link
March 15th - 17th, 2019 Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA Owen Long Sign Up Now
April 12-14th, 2019 The Johns Hopkins University Owen Long Sign Up Now

Lifeguard Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review

This in-person Instructor/Instructor Trainer review course is the required course for all Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers to re-certify. During this course, Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers will participate in an in-water practice and polish skills session with their peers and a classroom-based review of Red Cross administrative policies and procedures. Lifeguarding Instructors and ITs may also choose to attend a brief "test out" session following this course to gain a basic-level Lifeguarding certification. Successful completion of this recertification class will require a proficient demonstration of all required skills and a written exam score of 80% or greater.

Course Dates:
Dates Location Instructor Form Link
March 24th, 2019 Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, PA Owen Long Sign Up Now
May 5th, 2019 Youk YWCA, York, PA Owen Long Sign Up Now