American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Hempfield recCenter offers several certified training programs from the American Red Cross. Classes are available to members and nonmembers.

Register for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Learn how to prevent and respond to water emergencies. Detailed training includes hands-on skills as well as written tests. The certification, which includes first aid, CPR, and AED training, is valid for two years and is accepted nationwide. 

A skills pre-test is required to take this course. Participants must attend all classes and complete all skills and written testing. This course contains online components.

The complete schedule for this course is as follows:

Nov 14, 1:00–4:00 pm recCenter pre-test and info about the online portion.
Dec 4, 7:00–9:00 pm recCenter lecture and first aid.
Dec 5, 9:00 am–6:30 pm morning in the water; afternoon CPR class.
Dec 6, 9:00 am–6:30 pm morning spinal and practice; afternoon final test.

Additional details can be obtained by contacting Deb Pelen


Upcoming Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Nov 14, Dec 4, 5, 6 Sa, F, Sa, Su See schedule above #194667 $197M/$250NM


Cancellations & Closings

  • Friday, Dec 11 - Due to PP&L project, the recCenter will be closed until 1:00 pm