Lifeguard Training in Fort Collins

Lifeguarding classes are available throughout the year. Whether you are seeking seasonal or year-round employment, our courses are designed to give you the training and preparation you need to become certified as a lifeguard. Explore our Lifeguard Classes in Fort Collins to find a course near you.

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The Red Cross offers in-person Lifeguarding Classes in Fort Collins. Our in-person courses are perfect for those who prefer a traditional learning environment, offering the time to learn, ask questions and view in-person demonstrations. The total time commitment for our in-person lifeguarding course is 25 hours and 20 minutes.

The blended learning Lifeguarding Classes in Fort Collins combine the traditional classroom environment along with online learning options. Our blended learning classes combines both in-person and online coursework for a total time commitment of 19 hours and 30 minutes in-person and 7 hours and 30 minutes of online work.

Accessing your digital lifeguarding certification online has never been easier. You can access your lifeguarding certification through your Red Cross account and easily print or share online. Your employers can also access your certification with ease. Visit redcross.org/confirm to access a copy of your valid certificate along with your Fort Collins Lifeguard training information.

A review conducted by the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council states that less than half of course participants can pass a skills test one year after training. Skill retention begins to decline only after a few months which is why refresher courses are so important. You can locate Lifeguard Refresher Classes in Fort Collins by using our Find a Class Tool.

Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while renewing your certification for another two years. For those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring), our renewal courses allow you to continue to work without a lapse in verification. For more information about Fort Collins Lifeguard Certification and renewal options, visit us at redcross.org.

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Manual was created to assist you in your Fort Collins Lifeguard training while also answering all of your questions, from basic water safety to how to best respond in an emergency situation. The Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is available in both a digital format as well as a traditional printed version.

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.