Training School

Instructor Courses

Lifeguard Training Full Course (r.17) Blended Learning Course (HSSAQU402)

The purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with 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 emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Please note, this is a blended learning course. This course consists of classroom and online assignments. The JCC will provide you with a prepaid coupon code 3-5 days prior to the start of the course for you to register for the blended learning component through the American Red Cross. After successful completion of the course an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED will be issued. These certifications are valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites for this course include:

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 3 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet first or head first to a depth of 6-10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or stairs.

FEBRUARY 16 – 18
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Member $285    |    Discounted $360

Lifeguard Training Full Course (r.17) Blended Learning Course (HSSAQU803)

The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue.

This course consists of classroom and online assignments. The JCC will provide you with a prepaid coupon code the week 3-5 days prior to the start of the course for you to register for the blended learning component through the American Red Cross. After successful completion of the course an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED instructor will be issued. These certifications are valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites for this course include:

  • Be at least 17 years old on or before the last day of the course.
  • Possess one of the following:
    1. A current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
    2. A Current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid and either an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for Lifeguards.
    3. An equivalent certificate from another organization.
  • Successfully complete the Precourse section (online Orientation to the Red Cross, online Orientation to the Lifeguarding course, and the online Lifeguarding Instructor Precourse exam with an 80 percent score or better.

FEBRUARY 16 – 18
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Member $325    |    Discounted $400

Water Safety Instructor Blended Learning Course (r.14) (HSSAQU808)

This course will train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-To-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics.

Please note, this is a blended learning course. This course consists of classroom and online assignments. The JCC will provide you with a prepaid coupon code 3-5 days prior to the start of the course for you to register for the blended learning component through the American Red Cross. After successful completion of the course an American Red Cross certificate for Water Safety Instructor will be issued. These certifications are valid for 2 calendar years. All authorizations expire on December 31 of each year. Initial authorization may be for less or more time depending on when training is completed

Prerequisites for this course include:

Be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course.
Successfully complete the Pre-course section.

FEBRUARY 16-18 
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Member $325    |    Discounted $400

Lifeguard Training Renewal Blended Learning Course (r.17) (HSSAQU402R)

Lifeguard Training Renewal Blended Learning Course (r.17)(HSSAQU402R)

This course allows a lifeguard to review written and physical skills for Lifeguard Training and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer with an American Red Cross Instructor prior to taking the written and practical portions of the Lifeguard Training recertification test. Prerequisites for review: Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, and First Aid certifications. Successfully complete all the practical skills of lifeguard training test and score 80 percent better on all written sections. Must bring pocket mask and valid ARC Lifeguard certification cards to the challenge.

Prerequisites for this course include:

  • Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, and First Aid certifications.
  • Successfully complete all the practical skills of lifeguard training test and score 80 percent better on all written sections.
  • Must bring pocket mask and valid ARC Lifeguard certification cards to the challenge.

FEBRUARY 17-18 
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Member $125    |    Discounted $200