American Red Cross Certification Courses

First Aid | CPR | AED Certification Courses

Location: Dimond Park Aquatic Center – 3045 Dimond Park Loop, Juneau, AK 99801

Course Cost: $150 (Class time + Certification)

Add-on Fees (Optional):

  • Materials Fee- $25

Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross certification which covers First Aid/CPR and AED, valid for 2 years.

Certification courses which take place on one day will last 6-7 hours. A 30 minute lunch break will take place mid-way through the day.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Monday/Tuesday Evening April 23-24, 2018: 5:30pm-8pm
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday, June 16, 2018: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018: 9am – 4pm

TO REGISTER:

*Do you have a group of 5 or more to be First Aid/CPR/AED certified and the currently scheduled classes do not fit into your schedule?*

Organized groups may schedule a privately held course at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on a day which works best for them!

Private Course Information/Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 participants paid to confirm a course date/time
  • Must allow for a minimum of 7 hours class time
  • Must be scheduled a minimum of 3 weeks in advance
  • Regular course fees apply

Contact Dimond Park Aquatic Center @ 907-586-2782 or email us at Aquatics@Juneau.org!

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Course Cost: $205.00
Book Cost: $45.00

Course Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 15 years of age on or before the last scheduled day of the course.
  • Successfully complete the pre-course session which includes:
    • 300 yard continuous swim (front crawl/breast stroke)
      • must be able to demonstrate proper breath control
      • must be able to swim with face in the water
      • goggles are okay for this skill assessment
    • Treading water for two minutes with hands under armpits- no goggles allowed
    • Retrieval of a 10 pound object from 7 – 10 foot depth within 1 minute 40 seconds – no goggles allowed

Class Dates

  • Mandatory Pre-course Session- ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE (No payment due):
    • Tuesday, March 27th: 5pm-6pm
    • Thursday, March 29th: 5pm-6pm
    • Saturday, March 31st: 10am-11am
    • Register today online or at the front desk of either facility!

If you are unable to attend the scheduled pre-course session, but can attend ALL regular course dates/times – email aquatics@juneau.org or call DPAC @ 907-586-2782.

  • Full Course Dates and times:
    • COURSE OPTION #1- March 19th-March 22nd [Juneau School District Spring Break]
      • Monday through Thursday: 9am-2pm
      • Attendance at all in-class session is mandatory
        • no make-up classes will be scheduled
        • no refunds will be issued for missed class times
    • REGULAR APRIL COURSE OPTION: April 10th-21st (6 Class Sessions)
      • Tuesdays (1oth + 17th) and Thursdays (12th + 19th): 5:30pm-8pm
      • Saturdays (14th + 21st): 9am-1pm
      • Attendance at all in-class sessions is mandatory
        • no make-up classes will be scheduled
        • No refunds will be issued for missed class days
    • Special April Course Offering: April 2nd-4th (Open to Southeast Pools outside Juneau as Fist Priority)
      • Monday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm
      • Attendance at all in-class sessions is mandatory
        • no make-up classes will be scheduled
        • No refunds will be issued for missed class days
  • If you are from outside Juneau and wish to enroll into this class, please contact us through our pool email aquatics@juneau.org or call the front desk of Dimond Park Aquatic Center @ (907)586-2782 and ask to speak to Noelani for special instructions on how to enroll.

These classes will be conducted as a BLENDED LEARNING course. This requires the use of the internet through either Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to access the online module.

  • All online material MUST BE COMPLETED and course completion record printed out and given to the course instructor before you can participate in the on-site skill sessions.

How to Register:

  • PRE-COURSE Registration –
    • In-person @ Dimond Park Aquatic Center
    • Phone – 907-586-2782
    • Online HERE
  • Registration for the full courses will take place after the pre-course session has concluded.
  • No payments will be collected until successful completion of the pre-course session. Registration for the full course will open immediately following the pre-course.
  • We cannot enroll people into the course without payment. Course materials will not be released to lifeguard candidates until they have been paid for.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 16 years old by the last day of the course.
  • Pass pre-course swim test (outlined below)

Pre-course Swim Test (Required for all Participants) :

  • 25 yards of: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, Elementary Backstroke
  • 15 yards of: Butterfly
  • Maintain position on back in deep water for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute
    • Pre-course will be held at Dimond Park Aquatic Center on first day of course administered by the Water Safety Instructor Trainer.
    • If you would like an assessment or feedback from an on-staff trained WSI/Lifeguard Instructor on your skills, please email aquatics@juneau.org to schedule an appointment.

Cost: NOW JUST $100.00!  (price reduced from $200)

Special for March 2018 – Ask about the “pay-as-you-can” option for Youth! 

Dates and Times:

SPRING BREAK COURSE #1 –

  • Monday, March 19 – Thursday, March 22, 2018: 9am-4:30pm (with lunch break held mid-day)
    • Participants must attend all class dates/times to successfully complete the course.

SPRING BREAK COURSE #2 –

  • Friday, March 23, 2018: 5 – 8:30pm
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018: 8am – 6pm
  • Sunday, March 25, 2018: 8am – 6pm
    • Participants must attend all class dates/times to successfully complete the course.

REGISTRATION: – Available starting Friday, March 2, 2018!

Please contact Dimond Park Aquatic Center @ 907-586-2782.

Water Safety Instructor Aid Course

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 13 years old by the last day of the course.
  • Pass pre-course swim test (outlined below)

Pre-course Swim Test (Required for all Participants) :

  • 25 yards of: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, Elementary Backstroke
  • 15 yards of: Butterfly
  • Maintain position on back in deep water for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Call to schedule a pre-course time before the start date of the course.

Pre-course will be held at Dimond Park Aquatic Center (907.586.2782).

Cost: $60.00 with optional $75 materials

Dates and Times: None Currently Scheduled