Learn to swim - The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program provides instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience. Learn-to-Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. The objective is to teach people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water.
Lifeguard training - Comprehensive training for individuals ages 15 and over who wish to lifeguard at a swimming pool, lake or beach. Includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid certification.
Lifeguard instructor - Trains participants to teach Red Cross Lifeguard programs. Prerequisite: Candidates must be at least 17 years of age and hold a current lifeguard certificate.
Water safety instructor - Learn to teach various Red Cross Water Safety programs (Learn to Swim, Basic Water Safety). Candidates must be at least 16 years old.
Lifeguarding, Learn-to-Swim, and Water Safety courses are offered by local aquatic facilities. To find a facility nearest you, contact:
Susan Fleming, Aquatics Specialist - 717-413-0008 or email@example.com