Lifeguard Training

Free Lifeguard Training

Our American Red Cross lifeguard training course provides a generalized view of lifeguarding skills and practices. CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and all course materials are included. As a blended learning course, a portion of the class is administered online. The in-class portion will include skills practice as well as a practical and written exam. 

Upon successful completion of the course, you will become eligible for employment at Carbon Valley Parks and Recreation District. 

RegistrationPre-skills Test DayCourse DatesTime
Aug 29-Sept 30Oct 3Oct 14, 15, 178 am-3 pm
Oct 3-Nov 4Nov 7Nov 21-238 am-3 pm

Fee: Free ($200 value)

Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the first class; 300-yard continuous swim using freestyle, breaststroke or the combination of the two; swim 20 yards, dive down 7 to 10 feet, retrieve 10-pound brick and bring it back to starting point on your back with both hands on brick and face out of water (all in less than 1 minute 40 seconds); 2 minutes of continuous treading water without using arms. 

Register here. For more information 303-833-3660 x 120.

Grabbing Someone Out of Water (JPG)
Lifeguard by the Pool (JPG)