Water & Safety Certification Courses:

Offered to the Students, Members, & Non-Members


 Lifeguard Instructor Photo


Have you ever thought about earning your Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid or other water-based or medical certifications?  We offer high quality safety training programs, with experienced instructors.   Medical training and water safety skills are important for everyone to know and we would love for you to join us for our American Red Cross and National Swimming Pool Foundation courses. 

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Lifeguarding Courses:

Price:
$225.00

Location:
ARC Pool & Classroom

Description:
American Red Cross Lifeguard candidates will learn the skills needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in a clear water aquatics facility. The course includes Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid. The certification will be valid for two years. To enroll in this course you must be at least 15 years old. Candidates must also be able to swim 300 yards continuously, retrieve a 10 pound weight from 10 feet of water, and tread water for 3 minutes.

Course # 1:

Monday March 18th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Tuesday March 19th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Wednesday March 20th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Thursday March 21st from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Friday March 22nd from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday March 23rd from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Sunday March 24th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Course # 2:

Thursday April 4th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday April 6th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday April 7th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Friday April 12th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday April 13th from 9:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday April 14th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Course #3:

Monday May 6th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Tuesday May 7th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday May 8th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday May 9th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday May 10th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday May 11th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Sunday May 12th from, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 


Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Courses:

Price:
$250.00

Location:
ARC Pool & Classroom 

Description:
Instructor candidates will learn how to teach infant, preschool, youth, and adult swimming lessons.  Candidates will also learn how to teach community water safety.  Instructor candidates must be 16 years or older and be able to swim all six strokes in order to take this course.  

Course # 1:

Sunday February 3rd from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Monday February 4th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Tuesday February 5th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Wednesday February 6th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Thursday February 7th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Friday February 8th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday February 9th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) Courses:

Price: 
$295.00

Location: 
ARC Pool & Classroom 

Description:
The Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) course trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross student-level courses, including Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers. Candidates must be 17 years or older, and have a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification.

When: 

Course # 1:
Monday March 11th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Tuesday March 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Wednesday March 13th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Thursday March 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Friday March 15th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Saturday March 16th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Certified Pool and Spa Operator Courses:

Price: 
$295.00
Location: 
ARC Classroom
Description:
The Certified Pool and Spa Operator (CPO) certification provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. This certification, through the National Swimming Pool Foundation, is valid for five years and is accepted across the United States. 
When: 

Course # 1:

Saturday January 19th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday January 20th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Course # 2:

Saturday March 30th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday March 31st from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Course # 3:

Saturday April 27th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday April 28th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


Lifeguarding Review Courses:

Price:
$125.00
Location:
ARC Pool & Classroom
Description:
The Review course is designed to review the lifeguarding skills and core knowledge points required to recertify in lifeguarding. 2 year certification.  To participate in the review course, the individual must possess and provide proof of a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First aid/CPR/AED certificate or and American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First aid/CPR/AED certification.  
Please Note: If the Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate is expired by more than 30 days, participants must take the full Lifeguarding course.
When: 

Course # 1:

Monday April 8th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday April 9th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Wednesday April 10th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday April 11th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Course # 2:

Saturday April 27th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Sunday April 28th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Course # 3: 

Saturday May 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Sunday May 19th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 


 CPR/First Aid Training:

Price:  $90.00

Location:
ARC Classroom

When:
Course # 1:
Saturday January 26th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Saturday February 16th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Course # 3:
Saturday March 2nd from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Course # 4:
Saturday April 6th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


 

Lifeguard Instructor/Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Review:

Price:  $50.00

Location:
ARC Conference Room

When:
Course # 1:
Saturday January 26th from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Saturday February 23rd from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Course # 3:
Saturday May 25th from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Registration for all courses ends 48 hours prior to the start of the course.


 Refund Policy:

Once payment for services or programs are received, partial refunds may be given in special circumstances.  To apply for a refund, you will need to completed the 'Customer Refund Request' form.  All requests for refunds must be submitted 48 hours prior to the event to be considered.  There is a $50 or 50% charge (50% for services that are equal or lesser value than $100.00) for withdrawing from a course or class.  Programs may be cancelled due to a minimum number of participants not registering or  because of inclement weather.  In this case, a full refund will be issued.     


 If you have any questions about our safety courses,

please contact the Coordinator of Aquatics:

Craig Gosnell

(423) 425-5682

craig-gosnell@utc.edu