Earn Red Cross lifeguard certification at The J

An orange foam bar lifesaving device with the word "guard" on it showing the indoor pool in the background

The J will host a lifeguarding class taught by Aquatics Director Billy Greene starting May 18. Participants who complete the course, which will feature the latest techniques and best practices, will earn lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross. 

The single course will take place May 18-19 and 25-26. Cost will be $250. All participants must complete the required swimming skills prerequisite prior to taking the course. Evaluations will continue throughout the course.

The final assessment will include:

  • Rotate in-conduct surveillance – rotate out
  • Timed single-rescuer CPR scenario
  • Multiple rescuer response scenario
  • Score a minimum of 80 percent on a 50-question written exam

Contact Billy Greene with questions.