Recreation Center

Recreation and Athletics Center
569 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-4REC (4732)
fax: (248) 370-4889

CPR and Aquatic Programs

CPR and Aquatic Programs

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Lifeguard / Lifeguard Instructor

Due to lack of instructor availability,
there are no Lifeguard Training Classes scheduled
for Winter or Spring/Summer 2017.

Lifeguarding Instructor/Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer Review Course  (r.2017)

The purpose of this American Red Cross course is two-fold.  The first is to practice, improve and polish skills to ensure instructors and instructor trainers can perform these skills as well as be able to recognize correct and incorrect skill performance.  Second is to ensure consistency of Red Cross program skills and knowledge across the instructors and instructor trainers through feedback and evaluation from the instructor trainer.  Successful completion of this review course will extend the instructor and/or instructor trainer certifications 2 years.

Course Prerequisites:
  • Completion of the r.2017 update and awarded: Lifeguarding Instructor 1 Year (r.2017) and/or Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer 1 Year (r.2017).
Cost: $40 members / $48 non-members

Registration Min: 4 candidates; Max: 10 candidates

Registration Period: February 20 - April 23, 2017 (or until filled, whichever occurs first)

Activity #Days / Dates / Times
391102-01Saturday, May 6, 2017; 9:15 a.m. - 6 p.m.
note: 1 hour break for lunch included in schedule

Optional Test Out Session for Basic Certification
This optional session following the Lifeguarding Instructor/Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer Review Course is for those participants who wish to obtain their basic-level certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED r.2017.

Cost: $65 members / $73 non-members

Activity #Days / Dates / Times
390403-01Sunday, May 7, 2017; 11:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

  • Register online or at the Welcome Center (main desk of the Recreation Center).
  • Full payment is required at the time of registration.
  • Lifeguard courses have a registration deadline of 9:00 a.m. 3 business days prior to the first class date.
  • Lifeguard Instructor courses have a registration deadline of 9:00 a.m. 5 business days prior to the first class date.
Enrollment Evaluation
  • Lifeguard course enrollment is evaluated at 9 a.m. 5 business days prior to the first class date.
  • Lifeguard Instructor course enrollment is evaluated at 9:00 a.m. 10 business days prior to the first class date.
  • Courses that have not reached minimum enrollment at the time of evaluation may be cancelled.
  • Individuals enrolled in a course that has been cancelled will be given the option of transferring to another scheduled course or being issued a full refund.
Cancellation Requests
  • Cancellation requests should be emailed at least 7 business days before the date of the first class.
  • All cancellations will incur a $10 cancellation fee. 
  • Refunds will not be given for requests submitted within 7 business of the first class date.