ARC Lifeguarding

The purpose of the ARC Blended Learning Lifeguard course is to provide entry-level lifeguard candidates with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide a professional level of care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

ARC Lifeguard Instructor

The primary purpose of the ARC Lifeguarding Instructor course is to train Instructor Candidates to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses.

Water Safety Today and Home Pool Safety

The purpose of Water Safety Today course is to teach participants how to recognize and respond to emergencies in, on and around the water.

Swimming and Water Safety Instructor

The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train Instructor Candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

The purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED course is to help course participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac breathing and first aid emergencies.

Please view the Health and Safety Education Packet, print and fill out the Registration Form and bring both documents by the Membership Office at the Student Recreation Center during our business hours.

For additional questions or information, contact the Aquatic Center at 205-348-2307, or email