Water and Safety Certification Courses:

Offered to the Students, Members and 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 and 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.

  

Fall Course:
Friday September 4th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday September 5th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday September 6th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday September 11th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday September 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday September 13th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Spring Course 1:
Friday February 19th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday February 20th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday February 21st from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday February 26th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday February 27th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday February 28th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Spring Course 2:
Friday March 20th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday March 21st from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday March 22nd from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday March 27th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday March 28th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Sunday March 29th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Price:
$250.00
Location:
ARC Pool and 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.  

 

Spring Course:
Monday February 14th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Tuesday February 15th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Wednesday February 16th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Thursday February 17th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday February 18th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday February 19th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday February 20th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
 
Price: 
$295.00
Location: 
ARC Pool and 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.
Course 1:
Monday April 12th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday April 13th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday April 14th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday April 15th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday April 16th from 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday April 17th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 18th from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Price: 
$310.00
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.  
Course 1:
Saturday January 23rd from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday January 24th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
 
Course 2:
Saturday April 3rd from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 4th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
 
Course 3:
Saturday May 29th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 30th from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Price:
$125.00
Location:
ARC Pool and Classroom
Description:
This 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.
 
Course 1: 
Thursday July 9th from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Friday July  10th from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
 
 
Course 2: 
Tuesday August 25th from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

 

Course 3: 
Saturday April 17th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday April 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
 
Course 4:
Monday April 26th from 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Wednesday April 28th from 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
 
Course 5:
Saturday May 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday May 9th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Price:
$90.00
Location:
ARC Classroom
Description:
As an EMT, firefighter, athletic trainer or lifeguard, is it 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.

Fall Sessions

Course 1:
Saturday August 29th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 2:
Saturday September 12th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Course 3:
Saturday September 19th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 4:
Saturday September 26th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Course 5:
Saturday October 3rd from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Course 6: 
Saturday October 17th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 7:  
Saturday October 24th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 8:
Saturday November 7th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 9:
Saturday November 14th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 10:
Saturday November 21st from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

 

Spring Sessions

Course 1:
Saturday January 9th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 2:
Saturday January 23rd from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Course 3:
Saturday February 20th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Course 4:
Saturday March 20th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Price:

$60.00

Location:

ARC Conference Room 

Description:

This American Red Cross course will teach you how to protect yourself from pathogens found in blood and other body fluids.  Additionally, you will learn how to clean up biohazard spills using proper and safe techniques.  

Fall sessions

Course 1:
Friday August 28th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 2:
Friday September 1st from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 3:
Friday September 11th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 4:
Friday September 18th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 5:
Friday September 25th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Course 6:  
Friday October 2nd from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Course 7:  
Friday October 16th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Course 8:  
Friday October 23rd from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Course 9:  
Friday November 6th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Course 10:  
Friday November 20th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

 

Spring Sessions

Course 1:
Friday January 8th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 2:
Friday January 22nd from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 3:
Friday February 19th 11th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Course 4:
Friday March 19th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Price: 

$50.00

Location:

ARC Conference Room

Please email Craig Gosnell for more information. 
craig-gosnell@utc.edu 

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