American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Spring 2022American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Blended Learning Course

This course covers the following: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard. This is a blended learning course, with the candidate using online learning and test-taking to accent classroom skills. Access to the internet and a printer is required for this course.

THE MINIMUM AGE FOR THIS COURSE IS 15 BY SATURDAY, November 5th

Proof of age in the form of a driver’s license, birth certificate or passport must be presented at the pre-test!

Pre-Test:                               Must be completed prior to October 19th, 2022 at 7:00 pm
*Students who do not pass the pre-test will not be permitted to attend the course

Pre-Test requirements:

Skill 1.   Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, front crawl/breaststroke

Skill 2.   Treading water using only your legs (hands placed under armpits) for 2 minutes

Skill 3.   Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, using a head or feet first surface dive, dive to the depth of 7- 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound brick, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point while holding the object with both hands, and exit the water to a standing position without a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Goggles may be used for skill 1, but NOT for skills 2 or 3

Course Information:         Candidates must attend ALL classes listed below and complete online work in-between classroom sessions.

Class Dates:

  • Monday, October 24, 5 PM – 9 PM
  • Wednesday, October 26, 5 PM – 9 PM
  • Saturday, October 29, 10 AM – 3 PM
  • Sunday, October 30, 10 AM – 3 PM
  • Wednesday, November 2, 5 PM – 9 PM
  • Saturday, November 5, 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 October 24th, a $100 non-refundable fee will be applied.

Notes: There is a 10-participant maximum and a 5-participant minimum for this course. Punctual attendance is required AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS, NOEXCEPTION WILL BE MADE!
Registration Deadline is October 21th, 2022

Complete the form below to be contacted to schedule your pre-test or call 978-630-9354 or email mschoonmaker@mwcc.mass.edu. To download a pdf of this information, click here.





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