American Red Cross Classes

Lifeguarding Course


This is the new lifeguard course instituted by the American Red Cross.  Upon successful completion, you will receive the following certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Automatic External Defibrillator..  The National American Red Cross states you must be 15 years old by the END of the class.  Anyone failing the water test will receive a refund.  NO REFUNDS after the first day of class.  All classes are mandatory - no exceptions.  Cost covers your books and the American Red Cross fee.  Please bring extra towels, a bathing suit, writing utensils, highlighter and paper to each class.  If you have any questions please call the Aquatics/Fitness Manager Amanda Lemp at 440-717-4026.  Class Limit 8. You must Pre-register for this class by March 20. You will schedule your pre-requisite swim & receive your text book. Most of the class work will be done on-line prior to March 28th . We will be in water most of the class time.
Spring Break 2017

A 4/10-4/13 8:30AM-3:30PM 
Fees: Member $230, Resident $235, Non-Resident $240

Water Safety Instructor


This course trains instructor candidates to teach all American Red Cross swimming & safety courses except Lifeguarding. Participants will be trained in a "hands on" structure of teaching.  Prerequisites: You must be 16 years old by the END of the class.  Lifeguarding is NOT a prerequisite.  All classes are mandatory - no exceptions.  Cost covers your books and the American Red Cross fee.  Please bring extra towels, a bathing suit, writing utensils, highlighter and paper to each class.  If you have any questions please call the Aquatics Manager at 440-717-4026.  Class Limit 6. You must pre-register for this class.  Must register by  4/13. Saturday - 4/29-6/3 (no class 5/27)
A 9:00AM-1:00PM
Fees: Member $205, Resident $215, Non-Resident $225

Babysitting


This course teaches potential babysitters good leadership qualities and important decision-making skills. Students will also be taught what to do if an infant or child is choking or and basic first-aid. (No certifications are given) Each student needs to bring a baby doll to class for diapering and bottle-feeding. Pencil and paper are required please bring a snack to class as well. Age requirements are 11-16 years old.  If you have any questions about this class contact the Aquatics Manager at 440-717 –4026. Class Limit 12 – You must pre-register for this class. American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Certification will be emailed to each participant. Pre-register by 5/25. Tuesday & Thursday 
Time: 5:30PM-8:00PM
A 6/6 & 6/8
Fees: Member $55, Resident $60, Non-Resident $70

Lifeguard Instructor Class 



All classes are mandatory , no exception. Instructor candidate must be 17 years old on or before the last day of class and must possess a current ARC Lifeguarding certification. Current Lifeguarding certifications from other organizations maybe acceptable for  class enrollment. Check with the instructor. Candidates must register at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class and show a current LG certification. On-line course must be completed before the first class. Upon Completion of the instructors course, you will be qualified to teach  Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, and several other courses. 
Pre-register by 6/1. Classes held on Saturdays. 

A 6/17-7/22.  
Times: 9:00AM-1:00PM
Fees: Member $150, Resident $160, Non-Resident $170