New American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program
Available Now

Reflects the latest ECC science and findings from the 2011 United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition Report
This newly-updated course trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations both in and out of the water. Topics include: water rescue skills, surveillance and recognition, first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies, CPR, AED and more.

Also new in this update:

  • Core courses with convenient add-on modules such as Waterfront Skills and Waterpark Skills

  • Course options: traditional in-person training or blended learning (coming soon) with online and in-person sessions

  • Free digital or affordable print materials

  • Two-year certification that includes Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED

  • Free digital refreshers

As always the Red Cross offers unmatched instructor resources:

  • Comprehensive instructor resources, including step-by-step lesson plans, assessment tools, extensive video support and more

  • Convenient online certification update process for Red Cross instructors

  • Easy certification for qualified instructors certified with other providers

  • Online training management system to access course records and print certificates

  • Dedicated instructor website with convenient online ordering and resources

Coming soon: New online Lifeguard Management course

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