In the land of 10,000 lakes, everyone needs to know water safety and the American Red Cross offers the best training and tips on how to be safe in, on, and around the water.

The Sabes JCC offers Lifeguard Training and other classes through the American Red Cross that will help you benefit from the latest research on instructional techniques.

red cross lifeguard training ages 15+

This Red Cross certification program includes Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training. Upon successful completion participants will receive a Lifeguard (in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid) certification good for two years.

pre-requisite swim skills:

Continuous 300 yard swim using front crawl & breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and 10 lb. submerged object recovery. Swim skill evaluation will be done the first day of class, before the class starts and participants that are not able to complete the swimming requirement will be eligible for a partial refund. Participants must be 15 years of age by the last day of class.