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Georgetown Parks & Recreation

American Red Cross Certification Classes

Three lifeguards working on lifeguard training

Training people on how to respond to and prepare for emergencies is the core mission of the American Red Cross.

These certification classes teach new skills and keep you knowledgeable and ready to respond in almost any emergency situation. American Red Cross certification is a way of demonstrating that you are prepared for a wide range of emergencies in any aspect of your life.

Candidates must pass practical and/or written examination to receive certification.

COVID-19 Program Protocols

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Registration Forms
Please complete and turn in an Aquatics Registration Form Spring-Summer 2021 at the time of registration (required for minors to be registered in any Aquatics or American Red Cross course.)

Refunds will only be given if notice is received 7 or more days prior to the start of course. No refund will be given with less than 7 days’ notice. Because of staffing requirements, fee will not be prorated for partial attendance.

REGISTER FOR AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES

 

Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training

Ages 15+

The course requires participants to complete 7 hours of at your own pace online work before attending the in-person sessions. Each participant must pass a pre-course water skills test before they will be allowed to continue the course. Certification materials include Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. To receive a certification, each participant must complete the online course work and pass a skills and written test.

COVID-19 Program Protocols

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Employment

Completing the lifeguarding course and gaining a valid certification does not guarantee employment with the City of Georgetown.  Aquatics staff are hired through the City of Georgetown’s online application process. Please visit georgetown.org/jobs to view open positions and apply.

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