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 the 2024 Lifeguard Flyer.
For the Aquatic Park Lifeguard Bonus Program, check out the 2024 Lifeguard Bonus Flyer.

The Fairmont Aquatic Park will be hosting an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course via blending learning this summer. Blended learning combines online sessions with in-person sessions. The online session has 16 modules and takes approximately 6 hours to complete. This session is conducted prior to meeting in-person.

Course Description/Prerequisites: The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.  Course participants must:

1. Be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
2. Successfully complete two prerequisite swimming skills evaluations.
a) Complete a swim-tread-swim sequence without stopping to rest
b) Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 second

Click here for the Lifeguarding Fact Sheet which outlines prerequisites, course objectives and content, and certification requirements.

Cost: $240.00, includes materials

Dates/Time: June 8 & June 9, 2024 from 8 am – 4 pm


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