Lifeguard Instructor Course

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor course will train and certify participants to be a national Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED Instructor for the Professional Rescuer. We teach a blended learning course format with online education, classroom and in-water components. This is a 24  hour course that includes 4 practice teaching sessions, in which the students each teach a portion of the lifeguard course.

Fee: $250

Register online: https://payments.ywcagettysburg.org/

Prerequisites

You must pass the pre-course skills to get into the course.
This can be done by appointment.

  • Be at least 17  years old.
  • Have a current basic-level certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
  • Successfully complete the online introduction to the course.
  • Obtain all instructor and participant manuals and DVD.
  • Pass all pre-course skills test: do all in water rescues and extrications, and demonstrate CPR/AED skills.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a pre-course skills test appointment, please contact the Instructor Trainer, Cora Rhoads via email at crhoads@ywcagettysburg.org or call (717-334-9171 ext. 129)

Class Dates & Times

Dates for the Fall of 2019 to come!