American Red Cross Certification Courses

Lifeguard Certification Course

Course Cost: $205.00

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)
    • Treading water for two minutes with hands under armpits
    • Retrieval of a 10 pound object from 7 – 10 foot depth within 1 minute 40 seconds
    • Pre-course will be held at Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Saturday, March 11th at Noon.  Participants will be able to register for the full course immediately following the successful completion of the pre-course requirements. (907-586-2782)

Class Dates: The next course will start on Monday, May 8th @4:30pm (You Must Attend one of the Pre-course sessions to get admission into the full course).

  • Mandatory Precourse Session (No payment due): Saturday, April 29th 11:30-12:30pm –OR– Saturday, May 6th- 12pm-1pm
  • Full Course Dates and times:
    • Monday, May 8th: 4:30-8pm
    • Wednesday, May 10th: 4:30-8pm
    • Friday, May 12th: 4:30-8pm
    • Monday, May 15th: 4:30-8pm
    • Wednesday, May 17th: 4:30-8pm
    • Friday, May 19th: 4:30-8pm
    • Saturday, May 20th: 9am-4pm

You are required to attend all of the dates and times listed above to successfully complete the lifeguard course. No make up dates will be scheduled. You need to plan to be at all sessions before enrolling for the course. Don’t forget to bring your suit to every course date!

Registration:

  • You can enroll for the pre-course session now at either pool, or online by clicking here!
  • 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.

First Aid/CPR/AED Classes

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

Course Cost: $130 (Class time + Certification)

Add-on Fees (Optional):

  • Materials Fee- $25
  • Pediatric/infant Add On- $20

The main portion of the class will cover Adult and Youth First Aid/CPR/AED. If you require pediatric/infant CPR on your certification you may add on that module for $20.

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 take place on one day, lasting 6-7 hours.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Saturday, April 15, 2017
    • Adult/Youth Module: 9am-3pm
    • Pediatric Add-On Module: 3pm-4pm
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    • Adult/Youth Module: 9am-3pm
    • Pediatric Add-On Module: 3pm-4pm
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017
    • Adult/Youth Module: 9am-3pm
    • Pediatric Add-On Module: 3pm-4pm

TO REGISTER:

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) & WSI Aide Certification Courses

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

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: $200.00 Fee

Dates and Times: 

Monday, June 5 – 6-8pm

Tuesday, June 6 – 9am – 2pm

Wednesday, June 7 – 9am – 2pm

Thursday, June 8 – 9am – 2pm

Friday, June 9 – 9am – 2pm

WSI Aide

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