Lifeguard Certification Classes

The lifeguard certification course will provide entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel can take over.

This course requires participants to complete online learning prior to in-class skills sessions.


  • Online Learning - 7 hours, 25 minutes
  • In Class - 21 hours
    Course times may vary (includes breaks).

    Certification Requirements:
  • Attend and participate in all class sessions.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.
  • Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Lifeguarding Skills final written exams with minimum grades of 80 percent.

    Upon completion of this course participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.

    3219 Main Street
    Lubbock, TX 79409

    Parker Gore
    Health & Recreation Director
    Email Parker Gore

    In-Person Class Schedule*:
  • Monday, March 13 from 9 am - 4 pm
  • Tuesday, March 14 from 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wednesday, March 15 from 9 am - 4 pm
  • Thursday, March 16 from 9 am - 4 pm
    * These times are estimates. Actual times may differ depending on course and participant progression. Lunch break is included.

    Click the button below to register. If you need additional information or have questions, call (806) 771-0184.

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