Lifeguard Training in Fresno
For over a century, the Red Cross has taught valuable lifeguarding skills from injury and drowning prevention to water safety and what to do in the event of an emergency. We are the industry leader for Lifeguard training in Fresno. Designed around your schedule, we offer a variety of courses and learning styles to fit your needs.
The Red Cross blended learning Lifeguarding Classes in Fresno 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 in-person Lifeguarding Classes in Fresno 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.
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. For more information regarding Fresno Lifeguard Certification and testing sites, visit us online at redcross.org today.
The Red Cross has three courses that are featured during Lifeguard training in Fresno: 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. A digital certification is available upon completion.
A review conducted by the 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.
The Red Cross offers Lifeguard training in Fresno, 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.