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

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (Ages 15+)

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. Additional details can be obtained by contacting Deb Pelen at


Session Two: Register by April 19

Apr 26 (pre-test)           F              7:309:00 pm
May 10                           F              7:009:00 pm
May 1112                     Sa & Su   9:00 am7:00 pm
Program #107785

Lifeguard Review

Register for Lifeguard Review

This two-day course is for those currently certified allowing skill review and recertification.

Course is in accordance with American Red Cross requirements and is all inclusive.

*A two-day course.*

Registration deadline: May 3

Two Day Course
Dates Days Times Code Price
May 18 Sa 2:00–7:00 pm
May 19 Su 1:00–7:00 pm #109191 $100M/$11NM


Cancellations & Closings

  • June 12 - There will be no 11:00 water aerobics at East Pete.
  • June 18, 25, 27 - Hempfield recCenter indoor pool will close at 5:00 pm to host Stingrays swim meets.
  • June 20 & 27 - East Pete outdoor pool closes at 5:00 to host Frogs swim meets.