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Learn Water Safety from the Experts

In the land of 10,000 lakes, everyone needs to know how swim. Come to the American Red Cross for the best training and tips on how to be safe in, on, and around the water.

The American Red Cross has been the leader in swimming and lifeguarding since 1914. Now the winning tradition continues with an exciting new collection of courses designed to make learning easier and to help you benefit from the latest research on instructional techniques.

American Red Cross swimming lessons and lifeguarding classes are offered at locations throughout Minnesota.

I want to find Red Cross Swimming Lessons for myself or my child

Find a provider of Red Cross swimming lessons near you.

I want to become a Red Cross Certified Lifeguard

Step 1: Learn about prerequisites and details for the Lifeguarding course.

Step 2: Find a Lifeguarding class near you.

I want to become a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI)

Step 1: Learn about prerequisites and class details for WSI or LGI.

Step 2: Find a WSI or LGI class near you.

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