Certification Courses

Certification Classes

We employ Full-Time American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Instructors to ensure that all employees meet our certification standards through our blended learning classes. Our employees will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to not only prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, but be comfortable in those real-life situations.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Swim 300 yards without resting or stopping
  • Swim 20 yard 10-pound brick swim and carry it on your back
  • Tread water for two minutes without using arms
  • Attendance is mandatory at all days
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CERTIFICATION CLASSES

Certification Class Update

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are suspending all in-person Certification Classes for the time being. Currently, we are working with the local government(s) and the American Red Cross to safely reschedule all classes. We are working to ensure that all employees that would like to take a class through Swim Club Management Group are able to. To help us prepare, please fill out the following survey and read below to understand how to prepare for your Certification Class.

About Certification Classes

We employ Full-Time American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Instructors to ensure that all employees meet our certification standards through our classes. Our employees will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to not only prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, but be comfortable in those real-life situations. Classes are comprised of both an online learning portion and in-person skills portion. 
**Once the survey is completed, you will be contacted by one of our Lifeguard Instructors via email to complete the online Blended Learning portion of this course.**
American Red Cross 90 Day Extension
  • “The 90 Day Certification Extension Course enables a certificate holder to extend their current American Red Cross certification by 90 days from the original expiration date. This extension certificate is for student or base level certificates ONLY and DOES NOT apply to instructor or instructor trainer certifications. This extension requires a current Red Cross certification to be valid. The extension certificate must be presented with a certificate that has expired. Inherent in the occupation of a lifeguard is orientation, continuous training at your facility and drills. These activities have been shown to lengthen retention of the fundamentals we teach in lifeguarding and CPRO. In addition, the facilities who hire lifeguards have as part of their responsibility the need to orient, drill and supervise these individuals which gives a secondary validation of their current competency. As such we are comfortable to have an allowance in this time of a public health emergency.” -The American Red Cross
  • All of our currently hired Swim Club Management Group employees whose Certification expires between March 10th, 2020 and September 7th, 2020 will receive this 90-Day Certification Extension. We will be continuing to run re-certification classes throughout the summer if you wish to continue your certification for two more years.
Cost
  • Regular Certification ($175.00)
  • Re-certification ($99.00)
  • Re-certification with 2+ years with SCMG ($50.00)
  • Re-certification with 4+ years with SCMG ($25.00)
  • Payments will be accepted by Credit/ Debit Card ONLY via in-person on the first day of class OR online once all dates and locations are finalized.
Requirements
  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Online blended learning portion must be completed BEFORE the start of the in-person class
  • Must be able to pass online blended learning portion, an in-person skills test, and an in-person written test
  • Must be a Swim Club Management Group Employee.  – Not an employee? Sign up for an interview today!
  • Swim 300 yards without resting or stopping
  • Surface dive, feet first or head first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick
  • Tread water for two minutes using only the legs
  • Attendance is mandatory for all days