Campus Recreation

Lifeguarding Courses

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding course sponsored by the Department of Campus Recreation.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Lifeguarding Training and First Aid certification as well as CPR/AED certification for the Professional Rescuer, all valid for 2 years. 

Cost: $200 for university affiliates; $225 for others.
Sign up at the program desk in Fike Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.
Deadline to register is one week before the first date of the course.

Facilities Reserved: Lounge, Natatorium-Diving Tank, Natatorium-Lanes 1-3
Times Reserved: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Lifeguard Class Dates for Spring 2014

  • March 3, 5, 10, 12, 24, 26 and 31
  • April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 and 23
  • May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28

Registration is available at the Welcome Center on the first floor of Fike Recreation Center. It is a first come, first serve basis. The participant must be able to pass a prerequisite swimming skills test on the first class meeting as well as be at least 15 years old by the date of the last session.