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 16 years old by Friday, May 27, 2022; 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.
Registration: Friday, January 7-Friday, March 11, 2022
Monday, March 21-Wednesday, March 23
Monday-Wednesday (Must attend all days)
East High School Pool, 9 Mac Neil Rd. 81001
Registration: Friday, January 7-Friday, March 25, 2022
Friday, April 8; Friday, April 15; and Friday, April 22
Fridays only (Must attend all days)
Central High School Pool, 216 E. Orman Ave. 81004
Registration: Monday, March 14-Friday, April 29, 2022
Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14
City Park Pool, 221 S. Parkside Ln. 81005
Friday, May 13 3:30pm-7:30pm
Saturday, May 14 10:00am-2:30pm
Register online at www.pueblo.us/aquatics or call the Pueblo Parks and Recreation office at (719) 553-2790.