The Red Cross Lifeguarding Program Update will be available in February!
To access fact sheets and planning resources for the new Lifeguarding and CPR for Professional Rescuers (CPRO) r.24 release, existing customers can log into Red Cross Learning Center and navigate to Instructor Lifecycle > Program Updates.
The Inaugural U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan Has Been Released!
This is an effort to unite communities and help put an end to preventable drowning tragedies. The Plan envisions a United States where everyone is safe in, on, and around water.
Follow this link to learn more and download your copy.
The Aquatics Centennial Campaign is expanding!
We are on a mission to build confidence in water for life, which is why our goal is to double the number of programs in this drowning prevention campaign.
Aquatic & Water Safety Courses and Services
For a full listing of courses click here.
Flexible Training Options for Aquatic & Water Safety
We can customize the perfect solution for you.
Online learning taken anywhere/anytime followed by a skills session.
Entire in-person course taught by an experienced instructor.
Shorter courses to demonstrate skills competency.
Self-paced online learning and development courses.
The Scientific Advisory Council work includes:
- Circle of Drowning Prevention
- Definition of Water Competency
- In-Water Resuscitation
- Jellyfish Stings
- Lightning Safety for Pools
- Minimum Age for Swimming Lessons
- Voluntary Hyperventilation Preceding Underwater Swimming (Hypoxic Blackout)
- Water Temperature for Aquatics
Recommended Training Products for Aquatic Facilities
Drowning Prevention Education and Resources
Drowning is a leading cause of death for children. Together we can change that. What is your community’s level of water competency? Would they be able to make a difference like the two friends in this video who put their lifeguard training into action?
Celebrating 100 Years of Water Safety
The Red Cross Centennial Campaign helps millions of kids, teens and adults learn how to swim and become lifeguards and instructors so that the water can be a safer place for everyone. Join us as we champion water safety for the next 100 Years.
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