American Red Cross Classes

  1. Lifeguarding Certification Course
  2. Water Safety Instructor Course

Lifeguarding Certification Course 

Blended Learning

Lifeguarding Certification Course fee: $250 (MAY 10TH-16TH)

Lifeguarding Review Course fee: $150 (MAY 14TH-15TH)

Each participant taking the review course must hold a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

  • The class fee is due at time of registration.  
  • This fee is non-refundable.  
  • Participants must attend all classes of the session.  
  • Participants must be able to complete the final written exams and in-water scenarios in order to receive the certification.
  • EACH PARTICIPANT TAKING THE LIFEGUARDING CERTIFICATION COURSE  WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE 7 HOURS OF ON-LINE MATERIAL BEFORE THE FIRST CLASS MEETING. ONCE THE CLASS HAS BEEN PAID FOR, YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE ON-LINE MATERIAL

Prerequisites: 

Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using the front crawl and/or breaststroke. 

Complete a timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds:  

  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 lb. object from a depth of 7-10 feet, resurface and swim 20 yards back to the  starting point with the object. When returning to the starting point, the 10 pound object must be held with both hands and the face must be kept above the water. 

Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.  Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

Registration:

Click HERE to register of visit The Center at Bishop Park to register in person. (must register in advance)

Additional Notes:   

  • Each participant will be required to download, print or purchase a copy of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual.  
  • If special accommodations must be made to complete the course, there will be an additional charge of $25/hour.
  • Girls should wear a one-piece swimsuit.  
  • Long hair should be pulled back in a ponytail.

Contact Information:

Kristin Robinson, Aquatics Coordinator 

Aquatics@cityofbryant.com     

(501)943-0428

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 The City of Bryant is a proud provider of American Red Cross Aquatics Training