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The American Red Cross has three courses that are featured during Lifeguard training in Darien: Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding (water up to 5 feet deep) and Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding (water up to 3 feet deep). A two year certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is issued upon successful completion of our training and coursework.
Accessing your digital lifeguarding certification online has never been easier. The 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.
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 Red Cross blended learning Lifeguarding Classes in Darien 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.
Our lifeguard testing not only examines your comprehension of the written lifeguarding requirements but also evaluates your knowledge of valuable and crucial hands-on skills as well as proper procedure and lifeguarding protocol.
The Lifeguard Manual was created to assist you in your Darien 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.
Those wish to recertify may register for the Red Cross Darien Lifeguard training and review course. 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. Those who prefer blended learning courses, which combine both in-person and online learning options, may also register for a Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguarding Review course.
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 Red Cross has been the leader in emergency training and preparation for over a century.