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American Red Cross Courses

Days Times Member
WSI 10/1 - 11/19 Wed  6 - 10 pm  $240 $340
Lifeguarding CPR/FA/AED  9/16, 9/18, 9/23, 9/25 Tues & Thurs  6  - 11 pm $240 $340
Lifeguarding Review 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 Tues   6  - 11 pm $100 $150


Class Descriptions

Lifeguarding CPR/FA/AED
This class teaches lifeguard candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR PR and AED.


Lifeguard Recertification
The purpose of this course is to help participants achieve recertification in Lifeguard Training without having to take the full content course. Proof of valid certification is required for review course. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR/AED certifications.


Water Safety Instructor Training
Water Safety Instruction is an advanced swimming course designed for those who wish to become American Red Cross Swim Instructors. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be certified to teach all levels of swim lessons as well as the Community Water Safety Courses.



To register for lessons or for additional information please contact Member Services at or 617-552-0797.

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