Lifeguard Training

Get PAID to become a LIFEGUARD!

That’s right! We’ll pay you to become an American Red Cross certified lifeguard AND we’ll pay you for your time spent taking the class!!

For more information and training locations, check out our recruitment flyer.

The Fairmont Aquatic Park will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course w/WaterPark Module early summer. The purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with 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 emergency medical services personnel take over at waterparks, multi-attraction facilities and traditional pools.

Cost: $180.00, includes materials

Dates/Time: 2022 dates/times TBA
*as we attempt to work with all participant’s schedules, class dates/times may vary slightly.

Age Requirement: Must be 15 years old by last day of class


  • Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control & rhythmic breathing (front or side)
  • Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or any combination of both.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 lb object, with both hands on the object swim back to the starting point and exit without using the ladder. Timed event: 1 min, 40 seconds.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using the legs only.

Registration: Call 507-238-9292/507-238-3949

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