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. 


Lifeguarding Courses:

Price:
$225

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.

When:
Course # 1:
Monday February 19th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Tuesday February 20th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Wednesday February 21st from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Thursday February 22nd from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday February 23rd from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday February 24th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday February 25th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Friday April 13th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday April 14th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 15th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday April 20th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday April 21st from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 22nd from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Course # 3:
Friday May 18th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday May 19th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 20th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday May 25th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday May 26th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 27th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

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Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Courses:

Price:
$250

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.  

When:

Course # 1:
Sunday April 29th from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Monday April 30th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Tuesday May 1st from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Wednesday May 2nd from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Thursday May 3rd from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday May 4th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 6th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Monday July 30th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday July 31st from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 1st from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday August 2nd from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday August 3rd from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday August 4th from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) Courses:

Price: 
$295

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 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Tuesday March 13th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Wednesday March 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Thursday March 15th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Friday March 16th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday March 17th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Monday June 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday June 5th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday June 6th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday June 7th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday June 8th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday June 9th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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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. Please contact Craig Gosnell if you have any questions about the course. 423-425-5682 or craig-gosnell@utc.edu


When: 
Course # 1:
Saturday March 3rd from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday March 4th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Saturday May 12th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 13th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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Lifeguarding Review Courses:

Price:
$125

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:
Saturday April 7th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Course # 2:
Tuesday May 8th from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Thursday May 10th from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Course # 3:
Monday May 28th from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Wednesday May 30th from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Courses:

 Price:
$90

Location:
ARC Classroom

Description: 
As an EMT, firefighter, athletic trainer or lifeguard, it is your duty to respond to cardiac or breathing emergencies until more advanced medical personnel can take over. From assessing needs and making decisions to providing care, this program provides the skills you need through discussion, video and hands on training based on real-life rescue scenarios. Course covers adults, children and infants and includes free online refreshers.  This is a 2 year certification.

When:
Course # 1:
Saturday June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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


 

 PARTICIPANT WAIVER 


 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