Lifeguard Training in Santa Monica

To get certified as a lifeguard one must first complete the American Red Cross Lifeguarding classes in Santa Monica. Our training is available as a traditional, in-person course totaling 25 hours and 20 minutes while our blended learning course totals 19.5 hours in person and 7.5 hours online. In order to become certified you must be 15 years of age and have passed the pre-course swimming skills test.

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The American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes in Santa Monica are designed to train you with the necessary skills to promote water safety, prevent accidents and injury while also learning crucial response techniques in the event of a water emergency. The Red Cross lifeguard training program is designed to arm you with the proper knowledge necessary to be a lifeguard while also preparing you for a variety of scenarios around water.

From emergency action plans to water rescue skills and first aid procedures, the American Red Cross lifeguard manual offers valuable information to assist you while you are getting trained and certified to become a lifeguard.

The American Red Cross offers Lifeguard training in Santa Monica, along with valuable training resources and manuals that are designed to make learning easy. Our digital and traditional printed materials are created as a complement to assist your learning while you are getting trained to become a certified lifeguard. The Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is designed to teach you everything from the basic responsibilities of a lifeguard to water rescue skills, emergency action plans and more. Our manuals have proven to be valuable resources for information long after your certification has been completed.

Accessing your digital lifeguarding certification online has never been easier. The American Red Cross lets you access your lifeguarding certification through your Red Cross account and easily print or share online. Your employers can also access your certification with ease.

Learn the importance of quick response times in the event of a water emergency as well as valuable safety tips designed to prevent accidents around water with lifeguard training from the Red Cross. Whether on land, in the air or around water, the American Red Cross has been the leader in emergency training and preparation for over a century.