American Red Cross Lifeguard Re-certification Course

The Lifeguard Re-certification course is only available to currently certified American Red Cross lifeguards or for those lifeguards whose certifications have expired within 30 days. When registering for a course, send a copy of your certification to Amanda Simmons at vculifeguards@gmail.com


  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Positive attitude.

You may practice your skills at our facilities before the first day of the course.

To successfully complete the course and receive American Red Cross Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR & AED for Lifeguard certifications you must complete the above prerequisites on the first day of the course, attend the entire course, participate in class, and successfully complete skills and written tests.

Spring 2017 Dates (students must attend all scheduled class times)

May 20 - 21, Saturday and Sunday 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. Register here


Location: Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center