American Red Cross Lifeguard TrainingAmerican Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Blended Learning Course

This is a blended learning course, with the candidates using online learning and test-taking to accent classroom skills.

This course covers:
Lifeguard Training
First Aid
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard


  • Minimum Age 15 by April 2nd
  • Pre-test must be completed prior to March 24, 2022. Students who do not pass the pre-test will not be permitted to enroll in the course.
  • Proof of age (diver’s license, birth certificate or passport) at the pre-test
  • Must attend all classes and complete online work in-between classroom sessions
  • 10 participant maximum and 5 participants minimum
  • Punctual attendance is required at all class sessions. No exceptions will be made.
  • Registration Deadline is March 20, 2022

Class Dates:

  • March 24, 5 – 9 PM
  • March 25, 5 – 9 PM
  • March 26, 10 AM – 3 PM
  • March 31, 5 – 9 PM
  • April 1, 5 – 9 PM
  • April 2, 10 AM – 3 PM

Location: Mount Fitness, 444 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01430

Cost: $300 (Students $150) Mount Fitness Fee (Fee must be paid in full at time of registration)

Cancellation: If the student withdraws on or after March 24th, a $100 non-refundable fee will be applied.

Pre-Test Information

Must be completed by March 24, 2022

Students who do not pass the pre-test will not be permitted to enroll in the course. Goggles may be used for skill 1, but NOT for 2 or 3. Pre-test is held at Mount Fitness pool.

  •  Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, front crawl or breaststroke
  • Treading water using only your legs (hands placed under armpits) 2 minutes
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Complete within 1 minute and 40 seconds

Complete the form below to be contacted to schedule your pre-test or call 978-630-9354 or email

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