Red Cross Lifeguard Course

American Red Cross
Lifeguard Course

Date and Time: December 21- 22, 8am-4pm. December 27-29, 8am-4pm.

Price: MAC Member $145, In $167, Out $189. Lifeguard manual is included. Scholarships available.

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The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguarding 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 illness until emergency medical services personnel take over. To enroll in the lifeguarding course, you must be at least 15 years old before the last day scheduled class session. To participate in the course, you must be able to pass a prerequisite skills evaluation (will be done 1st day of class) that includes the following:

  • Swim 300 yards
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Complete timed diving brick retrieval
  • Pass 2 final exams
  • Perform practical scenarios

For more detailed description please read “Lifeguard Class Description”

If you have any questions please contact Gregg Markwardt at 541-475-4253 or [email protected]

Class Reimbursement Opportunity:

If you apply to work at the MAC as a Lifeguard after taking the class, and are hired. The MAC will reimburse 50% of the class fee when the employee has worked a total of 500 hours. (available for MAC Classes only/ COCC classes not included)