American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification classes are for anyone wanting to be a lifeguard. After the successful completion of the class you will be certified in lifeguarding, CPR, AED and First Aid for the professional rescuer. Successful applicants will also be encouraged to apply for a lifeguard position with the City of Pueblo.
Pre-requisites: must be at least 15 years old; must be able to swim 150 yards of front crawl and 150 yards of breaststroke without stopping, tread water for two minutes without the use of hands and retrieve a 10lb object from pool bottom. In addition to the in-water time, you will be required to read and study your textbook and complete online homework before they can attend the in-person learning to complete their certification.
Lifeguard Certification Classes· $150
Registration: Monday, September 25 - Friday, November 3, 2023 Date: Monday, November 20 - Wednesday, November 22, 2023 (Must attend all three days of class) Time: 10:00am-6:00pm Location: South High School Pool · 1801 Hollywood Ave., 81005
Registration: Monday, January 22 - Friday, March 8, 2024 Date: Monday, March 25 - Wednesday, March 27, 2024 (Must attend all three days of class) Time: 10:00am-6:00pm Location: South High School Pool · 1801 Hollywood Ave., 81005
Registration: Monday, February 19 - Friday, March 22, 2024 Date: Friday, April 5, Friday, April 12, and Friday, April 19, 2024 (Must attend all three days of class) Time: 10:00am-6:00pm Location: South High School Pool · 1801 Hollywood Ave., 81005
Lifeguard Recertification Class· $95
This is a recertification class for participants who currently hold an American Red Cross Lifesaving certification or a recently expired certification (within 30 days of class). This blended learning class; students will be required to complete eight (8) hours of online material before they attend the in-person learning to complete their certification. Students will receive an email with a link to the blended learning platform after the registration deadline is past. Upon completion of class, participants will receive an email link to accept their certification.
Registration: Monday, March 11 - Friday, April 26, 2024 Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024 Time: 10:00am-2:30pm Location: TBD
Register online or call the Pueblo Parks and Recreation office at (719) 553-2790. Any additional questions about Lifeguard Certification classes please contact the Aquatic Coordinator Eric Santoyo at 719-553-2808 or email@example.com