Upcoming Lifeguard Classes
 Date
Type
Format
Location
    Cost   

Registration Closes

Feb 18 - 19
New
Blended
Southlake
$240
Feb 16 @ 5pm
Mar 4- Mar 5
New
Blended
The Colony
$240
Mar 2 @ 5pm
Mar 5
Re-Cert
Blended
The Colony
$130
Mar 3 @ 5pm
Mar 11 - 12
New
Blended
Frisco
$240
Mar 9 @ 5pm
Mar 13 - 14
New
Blended
Lewisville
$240
Mar 11 @ 5pm
Mar 16 - Mar 17
New
Blended
Belton
$240
Mar 14 @ 5pm
Mar 18 - Mar 19
New
Blended
The Colony
$240
Mar 16 @ 5pm
Apr 1-2
New
Blended
The Colony
$240
Mar 27 @ 5pm
Apr 2
Re-Cert
Blended
The Colony
$130
Mar 28 @ 5pm
Apr 8-9
New
Blended
Belton
$240
Apr 6 @ 5pm
Apr 29-30
New
Blended
Frisco
$240
Apr 20 @ 5pm
May 6-7
New
Blended
The Colony
$240
May 4 @ 5pm
May 7
Re-Cert
Blended
The Colony
$130
May 5 @ 5pm
May 20 - 21
New
Blended
Southlake
$240
May 18 @ 5pm
May 27 - 28
New
Blended
Lewisville
$240
May 25 @5pm
Jun 3 -4
New
Blended
Southlake
$240
Jun 1 @ 5pm
Jun 10-11
New
Blended
Belton
$240
Jun 8 @ 5pm
Jun 24 - 25
New
Blended
Lewisville
$240
Jun 22 @ 5pm


Interested in becoming a partnering facility or hosting a class?  Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

February 5

The Colony Aquatic Park 

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding

All our classes are Blended Learning (a combination of online classroom and lecture and skill session instruction).  Each certification class includes training in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED,  and Bloodborne Pathogens. This course provides participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. It covers: Care for victims of breathing emergencies using emergency oxygen. How Bloodborne pathogens are spread; how to help prevent, recognize, report and follow up on exposures incidents.

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years by the last day of class
                          Swim 300 yards continuously using Freestyle & Breaststroke only.
                          Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
                          Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
                                   Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
                                   Surface dive 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
                                   Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point.
                                   Keep both hands on the brick and your face out of the water.
                                   Place brick on wall and exit pool without using the steps or ladder.


Passing Criteria: Students must meet the following criteria to pass the class
                         Take and pass all online classroom assignments before the first pool session

                         Participate in all Class activities
                         Pass all written tests with a minimum score of 80%
                         Show proficiency in all rescue, First aid, and CPR skills


Needed for class: The following items will need to be brought to the first day of class
                         Swim suit (one piece for women, trunks for men)

                         2 towels,

                         Goggles if needed for the swim test only

                         Change of clothes, comfortable athletic wear for classroom skills

                         Lunch or money for lunch (time will be provided for lunch each day, students may leave facility)


Items provided:  The following items will be provided by North Star

                         All training Equipment

                         Pocket mask (participants to keep)

                         Lifeguard Manual (PDF for online classroom, physical book for class days)


Training Schedule: A copy of our typical 2 day  training schedule is provided below. 
                                                  Online Classroom opens 9 days prior to the first class session.
                                                  Day 1: 8am-7pm (may be 8pm if class is large)
                                                              8a-9a - Swim Test
                                                              9a-12p - Classroom
                                                            12p-1p - Lunch
                                                              1p-5p - Pool
                                                              5p-7p - Classroom
                                                 Day 2: 8am-7pm (may be 8pm if class is large)
                                                             8a-10pm - Classroom
                                                           10a-1p - Pool
                                                            1p-2p - Lunch
                                                            2p-3p - Pool Skills review
                                                            3p-5p - Pool Test
                                                            5p-7p - Written Test

Frequently Asked Questions

Next Re-Cert Class

Next Lifeguard Class

(817) 682-7236

February 4-5

The Colony Aquatic Park 

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