Become certified to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Blood-borne Pathogens classes. This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions, and evaluates the progress of candidates in a professional-level course. Candidates must be currently certified as a lifeguard. The American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification is valid for 2 years. 

Prerequisites:

     Minimum age of 17.
               Current Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED & First Aid or Equivalent

               Pass the pre-course swim test for the Lifeguarding course
               Swim 300 yards continuously using Front Crawl or Breast Stroke
               Retrieve a 10 bound brick from 20 yards away at a 7ft depth in under 1:40
               Tread water without use of hands for 2 minutes
            * Demonstrate instructor level mastery of all lifeguarding skills during first session of class

Passing Criteria: Students must meet the following criteria to pass the class
              Meet all prerequisites
              Attend all classes and participate in all class activities
              Pass all written tests with a minimum score of 80%
              Show proficiency in all assigned teaching assignments
              Demonstrate the professionalism and maturity required of an American Red Cross Instructor

What do I need to bring to class?
            You will need a swim suit (one piece for women, trunks for men)
           2 towels

           Copy of Lifeguard Instructors Manual (Free PDF supplied, Loaners available during class)

           Copy of Lifeguard participants Manual (Free PDF supplied, Loaners available during class)

Cost:
      New Certification - $336
    

Upcoming Classes:  
        Feb 23 - Feb 25: Texins Center - Dallas, TX                              $336 
                                                 Fri   Feb 23:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sat  Feb 24:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sun Feb 25:   10am - 6pm

        Mar 9- Mar 11: Texins Center - Dallas, TX                               $336 
                                                 Fri   Mar 9:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sat  Mar 10:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sun Mar 11:   10am - 6pm

        Mar 23- Mar 25: Carroll ISD Natatorium - Southlake, TX    $336 
                     
                            Fri   Mar 23:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sat  Mar 24:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sun Mar 25:   9am - 6pm

        Apr 27 - Apr 29: Lewisville ISD Westside - Lewisville, TX    $336 
                                                 Fri   Apr 27 :   8am - 7pm
                                                 Sat  Apr 28 :   8am - 7pm
                                                 Sun Apr 29 :   8am - 7pm

        May 18- May 20: Texins Center  - Dallas, TX                         $336 
                                                 Fri   May 18:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sat  May 19:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sun May 20:   10am - 6pm

        Jun 1- Jun 3: Carroll ISD Natatorium - Southlake, TX          $336 
                                                 Fri   Jun 1:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sat  Jun 2:   9am - 6pm
                                                 Sun Jun 3:   9am - 6pm

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Training