This class is for new lifeguards. End time of class may be earlier than predicted, but it will not exceed the time listed


April 21 from 4:30 – 6:00 PM, pre-course skills only May 12 from 4:30 – 8  PM
April 26 from 4:30 – 8 PM May 17 from 4:30 – 9  PM
April 28 from 4:30 – 9 PM May 19 from 4:30 – 9  PM
May 3 from 4:30 – 8 PM May 24 & 26 – will be used as needed for any make up classes or for final testing – Possibility of not using these dates also exist.
May 5 from 4:30 – 8  PM
May 10 from 4:30 – 8 PM



This class is for CURRENT LIFEGUARDS, who just need recertified. You only need to attend one of the two weekends. Friday night class is from 4:30 – 9:00 PM, and Saturday will be from 8 AM until 2 PM, with a break for lunch between finishing the last set of skills and taking the final test.

Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24

Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8


ALL Classes may end earlier than projected, but will not go over the stated time.

All candidates must be 15 by May 20, and be able to complete the following prerequisite skills:

Swimming Treading Water Timed Event
Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl (freestyle), breaststroke, or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Goggles may be used. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits. Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds:

·         Start in the water, swim 20 yards (goggles are not allowed)

·         Surface dive to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10 lb object.

·         Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface.

·         Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.


Please call the Aquatic Center for more details:   (574) 538-3201

Cost: First time – $100, Recertification – $50


Please click the link below to register:

Lifeguard Registration Form