The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.
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You must register for a Lifeguard Prerequisite Training course in order to take this course. Register now for the recommended Prerequisite Training course: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lifeguard-training-prerequisite-01lgp021717-jcc-of-greater-washington-tickets-29647453331
This class will be held on 4 days:
Day 1: March 4th from 10am-5pm
Day 2: March 5th from 10am-5pm
Day 3: March 11th from 10am-5pm
Day 4: March 12th from 10am-5pm
Employee Pricing:In order to pay the employee class price of $100.00 Lifeguard and Legal Guardian (if lifeguard is under the age of 18 years) agree to work the minimum hours required for 2017 stated in the table below based off of the date the Lifeguard was hired.
Between 7/1 and 8/1
Refund Policy Effective Date 11/1/16-10/31/17
There will be no refunds given for discounted lifeguard or pretest classes. Our standard cost of the lifeguard class and pretest is $450.00 ($400 for lifeguard training and $50.00 for the pretest), if you are paying any amount less than $450.00 it is considered discounted training.
In the event you are dealing with an extenuating circumstance and wish to request a refund please know that all extenuating circumstances will be dealt with on a case by case basis and MUST be pre-approved by our training department. Documentation of the extenuating circumstance must be submitted to Jess Muir (please see below for contact information). Please note: Failing the lifeguard pretest, not showing up to the lifeguard class, missing a day of the lifeguard class, or showing up late to the lifeguard class does not qualify the participant for a refund or qualify as an extenuating circumstance.
If you signed up for a class and you must change the date of the class, there will be a $50.00 transfer fee which is due immediately upon transfer. Please call our office and ask to speak with Jess Muir or email her to complete the transfer (contact information is listed below).
Fax- To the Attention of Jess Muir 410-363-9959
Remember to bring your:
- Ticket (paper or mobile)
- Bathing suit
- Notebook and pen
- Lunch (optional)
Instructors: Rebecca Greer
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American Pool Maryland
American Pool companies have teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a wide range of aquatics-related training.
American Pool Enterprises, Inc. (APEI) has been an Authorized Provider with the American Red Cross since 1984. An Authorized Provider is a company, organization, individual or agency that has signed an Authorized Provider Agreement with the Red Cross to provide American Red Cross instructional programs in accordance with the standards and objectives of the program they desire to teach.
Each year American Pool companies train approximately 2,000 individuals to become American Red Cross lifeguards.
American Pool Maryland is a subsidiary of American Pool Enterprises, Inc.
American Pool Maryland
9305 Gerwig Lane, Suite E
Columbia, MD 21046
Toll Free: 1-877-705-7665