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Lifeguard Training, Professional Rescue


Lifeguard certification provides lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Successful completion of this certificate will provide the necessary training to certified as an American Red Cross lifeguard.

For Ages: 15+

Certifications Issued:

  1. Red Cross Lifeguarding
  2. First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer valid for 2 years

Sample Courses:

KIN A001 - Lifeguard Training, Professional Rescue

KIN A002 - Aquatic First Aid/CPR/AED for Lifeguard Rescue

KIN A003 - First Aid, CPR/AED First Responder 

Fast Facts:

  • Upon successful completion of this program students will have developed the skills, knowledge, and confidence to work in a public or private pool setting.
  • The Lifeguard Training Program is free to students and can be repeated as often as necessary.


Adam G. Lee