American Red Cross Lifeguard Trainings

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

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Online Components

Register for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Online Components

A skills pre-test is required to take this course. Participants must attend all classes and successfully complete all skills and written testing. Must be 15 years of age before completion of the class—proof of age is required. There will be a $10 administrative fee assessed for anyone withdrawing from the course within five days of the start of the course.

Session 1 Pre-registration is required by March 26th
Session 1 Pre-test March 29th 7:00 pm

Session 2 Pre-registration is required by April 9th
Session 2 Pre-test April 13th 7:00 pm

Please call the aquatic office at 717-898-3102, ext. 37 with questions.


Session I
Day Date Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Mar. 29 (Pre-test) F 7:00 pm #53776 $197M/$250NM*
Apr. 13 F 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Apr. 14 Sa 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Apr. 14 Su 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Session II
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Apr. 13 (Pre-test) F 7:00 pm #53779 $197M/$250NM
Apr. 27 Fri 7:00-9:00 pm
April 28 Sa 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Apr. 29 Su 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Lifeguard Training Review

Register for Lifeguard Training Review

This course is for those currently certified in lifeguard training.

Please note that in accordance with American Red Cross requirements, this course is all-inclusive and you must have a current lifeguarding certificate.

*Pre-registration is required by May 14.

*Same material each session.

Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
May 19—20 Sa & Su 2:00-7:00 pm #53781 $100M/$110NM

Basic Water Rescue

Register for Basic Water Rescue

Knowing how to respond to a water emergency is a critical skill.

Individuals with pools, camp personnel, BSA/GSA leaders, first responders and others whose work takes them in an around the water will benefit from this course.


The course has both a written test and in-water skills.

Participants need to be comfortable in chest-deep water. Course length is four hours. Upon completion, the participant will receive a certificate good for three years.

Register before May 1.

Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
May 5 Sa 2:00-6:00 pm #52804 $60M/$70NM


Cancellations & Closings

  • March 18th Pool Closing 2:00 pm for Patrick McGrath Swim Meet
  • March 19th 9:00 am SilverSneakers® Circuit class is canceled
  • March 26th 9:00 am SilverSneakers® Circuit & 10:00 am SilverSneakers® Classic classes are canceled.
  • April 1st Easter Sunday CLOSED
  • April 28th Pool Closing 4:30 pm for youth Tri
  • April 29th Pool Open Late 10:00 am due to adult Tri
  • May 18th Pool Closed 8:00 am for annual HHS boat races