Lifeguard Training in Riverside
Lifeguarding classes at the Red Cross 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 Riverside to find a course near you.
The Red Cross has three courses that are featured during Lifeguard training in Riverside: 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.
To get certified as a lifeguard one must first complete the American Red Cross Lifeguarding classes in Riverside. Our training is available as a traditional, in-person course totaling 25 hours and 20 minutes while our blended learning course totals 19.5 hours in person and 7.5 hours online. In order to become certified you must be 15 years of age and have passed the pre-course swimming skills test.
The Red Cross 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.
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.
Those wish to recertify may register for the Red Cross Riverside Lifeguard training and review course. 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.
The Red Cross Lifeguard Manual was created to assist you in your Riverside 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 Red Cross has been the leader in emergency training and preparation for over a century.