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Lifeguard Certification

Course Information

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.

To enroll and participate in Lifeguarding Courses participants must:

  • Be at least 15 years old by the last day of the course
  • Swim 300 yards continuously (front crawl and/or breaststroke)
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Complete timed swim, surface dive, object retrieval
  • Attend Entire Course
  • Pass written exam with 80% score or better

 

ALL COURSES CURRENTLY CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 

  • Lifeguard Certification
    • Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29, 2020
      FRIDAY 5:00-9:00 pm
      SATURDAY & SUNDAY 9:00am - 6:00pm
    • Training to be held at
      Northamptom Middle School
      1617 Laubach Avenue
      Northampton, PA 18067
      Cost: Resident: $200 and Non-resident: $400
      Register Online - CANCELLED 

    • Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26, 2020
      FRIDAY 5:00-9:00 pm
      SATURDAY & SUNDAY 9:00am - 6:00pm;
    • Training to be held at
      Dieruff High School
      815 N. Irving Street
      Allentown, PA 18109
      Cost: Resident: $200 and Non-resident: $400
      Register Online - CANCELLED 

     

Lifeguard Recertification
  • Saturday, April 25, 2020
    10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Training to be held at
    Dieruff High School
    815 N. Irving Street
    Allentown PA 18109
    Cost: Resident: $125 and Non-Resident: $225
    Register Online - CANCELLED 

  • Saturday, May 2, 2020
    9:00am-8:00pm
    Training to be held at
    Dieruff High School
    815 N. Irving Street
    Allentown PA 18109
    Cost: Resident: $125 and Non-Resident: $225
    Register Online - CANCELLED