Lake County Recreation to Offer Lifeguard Certification Course


This course will give you all the certifications necessary to become a professional lifeguard: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications are good for two years.

The following skills must be performed BEFORE participants are  in the Lifeguard training class:

  • Swim 300 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick in 12-foot deep water without assistance and without goggles.
For more information please contact Natalie at 719-486-6416 or
Dates: March 1-5
Times: March 1-2 (9am-6pm) & March 3-5 (5-9pm)
Location: Lake County Aquatic Center
Cost: $50
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