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Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.

Lifeguard Training Course Fact Sheet


Available Courses
Register using the form below.
Confirmation and further information will be sent to the email provided.
Courses include an online component which must be completed prior to the first day of class.
The component will be sent along with the registration confirmation or you can access the component here.

*Save $25 with early registration. Payment must be received no later than one week prior to the first day of class.

Acceptable Payment: 
PayPal -
Venmo - john-ercolano@lyfgrd4u


Course ID           Location                                           Course Fee                          Spaces Available

                                                                 Early Registration / Regular Registration 

LG(2312)               Vint Hill Pool                                  $225.00/$250.00              Indoor Pool

December            Thursday & Friday                          December 28 & 29           8 AM to 6 PM


LG(2401)              Waynesboro YMCA                         $250.00/$275.00               Indoor Pool 

July 14 to16         Friday                                                July 14                                4 PM to 8 PM

                              Saturday & Sunday                         July 15 & 16                        8:30 to 6 PM

LG(2370)               Little Hunting Park, Alexandria      $225.00/$250.00             Outdoor Pool

July 24 & 25          Monday & Tuesday                          July 24 & 25                      8 AM to 6 PM


LG(2371)               Chantilly Country Club                    $225.00/$250.00              Outdoor Pool

August 3 & 4        Monday & Tuesday                          August 1 & 2                      8 AM to 6 PM 


Richmond, VA                              


Fredericksburg/ Culpepper VA   


LG(2368)               Orange Country Pool                     $250.00/$275.00              Outdoor Pool

July 10 & 11          Monday & Tuesday                          July 10 & 11                     8 AM to 6 PM

 Annapolis, MD                              



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