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 One: Register by Feb 15

Feb 22 (pre-test)         F                7:309:00 pm
Mar 1                            F                7:009:00 pm
Mar 23                        Sa & Su     9:00 am7:00 pm
Program #107776


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

  • JANUARY 20 Rock-It Giant Inflatable in the pool has been canceled due to the weather.
  • JANUARY 21 Rec Kidz Day swim at 10:00 am. Family swim schedule change noon–3:30 pm
  • JANUARY 22 Hempfield High School Swim Team home meet. The pool will close at 6:30 pm. Go Black Knights!
  • JANUARY 25 No lap swimming from 3:30–5:30 due to HHS swim team practices. Go Black Knights!