Lifeguard Training

The Department of Recreational Sports offers American Red Cross Safety Training Courses for SHSU students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public. These trainings provide the skills necessary to create a safe school, work, and home environment. Lifeguarding and Lifeguard Instructor Courses are open to the public.

Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications

  • Lifeguard Certification Class | March 27-31

    Dates: March 27-31

    Wednesday - 5-7 p.m. (prerequisites)
    Thursday-Fridays - 5-10 p.m.
    Saturdays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sundays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m

    Cost: $75 RSC Staff, $175 SHSU Students, $200 Non-Students

    Location: RSC Pool

    Prerequisite: Successful Completion of the Lifeguard Training Prerequisite

    This training teaches the skills necessary to guard at an aquatic facility. Successful participants will receive CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding and First Aid Training certifications. Students must attend all classes in order to receive the certifications. Participants must complete the Lifeguarding Training Prerequisites on the first day of class.

  • Lifeguard Certification Class | April 3-7

    Dates: Apr. 3-7

    Wednesday - 5-7 p.m. (prerequisites)
    Thursday-Fridays - 5-10 p.m.
    Saturdays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sundays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m

    Cost: $175 SHSU Students, $200 Non-Students

    Prerequisite: Successful Completion of the Lifeguard Training Prerequisite

    Location: RSC Pool

    This training teaches the skills necessary to guard at an aquatic facility. Successful participants will receive CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding and First Aid Training certifications. Students must attend all classes in order to receive the certifications. Participants must complete the Lifeguarding Training Prerequisites on the first day of class.

  • Lifeguard Certification Class | April 10-14

    Dates: April 10-14

    Wednesday - 5-7 p.m. (prerequisites)
    Thursday-Fridays - 5-10 p.m.
    Saturdays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sundays - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m

    Cost: $175 SHSU Students, $200 Non-Students

    Prerequisite: Successful Completion of the Lifeguard Training Prerequisite

    Location: RSC Pool

    This training teaches the skills necessary to guard at an aquatic facility. Successful participants will receive CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding and First Aid Training certifications. Students must attend all classes in order to receive the certifications. Participants must complete the Lifeguarding Training Prerequisites on the first day of class.

For more information please contact Shawna Burroughs.


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