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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Lifeguard Certification

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center is hosting Lifeguarding classes this summer! These classes teach the new 2017 Red Cross Lifeguarding update and include the latest benchmarks in lifesaving techniques. Some courses are blended which include an online component and classroom requirements.

Red Cross Lifeguarding Couse (in-person only)
Class size: Limited to 8 participants
Dates & Times: May 4th – 7th

  • Thursday, May 4: 4:00 p.m. – 9p.m.
  • Friday, May 5: 4:00 p.m. – 9p.m.
  • Saturday, May 6: 9:00 a.m. – 5p.m.
  • Sunday, May 7: 1:00pm-5p.m.

Total course time: 28.5 in person hours
Price: $200/VU student, employee or VRWC member, $225/non-affiliate. (Price includes course materials: manual, pocket mask, instructor and certification fees)


American Red Cross Lifeguard Review Learning Course.
This class gives participants with current Lifeguarding certifications the opportunity to renew expiring certifications and/or update to the new 2017 program release. (Online & in-person). Proof of online completion is required for candidates to complete the in water skill sessions.

Class size:
Limited to 10 participants
Dates & Times: May 5th-May 6th

  • Friday, May 5: 5:30pm-9pm
  • Saturday May 6: 8:30am-4:30pm

Total course time: 9 in-person hours
Price: $125/VU student, employee or VRWC member, $150/non-affiliate (Price include course materials & fees)
Note: Candidates must hold current Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification.

 


Red Cross Blended Lifeguarding Couse (online & in-person).
Proof of online completion is required of candidates throughout the course sessions for class admittance.

Class size:
Limited to 8 participants
Dates & Times: May 8th-May 11th

  • Monday, May 8: 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday, May 9: 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday, May 10: 9am-4pm
  • Thursday, May 11: 9am-4pm

Total course time: 20 in-person hours, 7.5 online hours
Price: $200/VU student, employee or VRWC member, $225/non-affiliate. (Price includes course materials: manual, pocket mask, instructor and certification fees) 
Note: Participants must attend ALL class session to obtain certification.


Red Cross Blended Lifeguarding Couse (online & in-person).
Proof of online completion is required of candidates throughout the course sessions for class admittance.

Class size:
Limited to 8 participants
Dates & Times: May 18th- May 21st

  • Thursday, May 18: 4:30pm-9pm
  • Friday, May 19: 4:30pm-9pm
  • Saturday, May 20: 8am-4:30pm
  • Sunday, May 21: 1pm-4:30pm

Total course time: 20 in-person hours, 7.5 online hours
Price: $200/VU student, employee or VRWC member, $225/non-affiliate. (Price includes course materials: manual, pocket mask, instructor and certification fees)
Note: Participants must attend ALL class session to obtain certification.


American Red Cross Lifeguard Review Blended Learning Course.
This class gives participants with current Lifeguarding certifications the opportunity to renew expiring certifications and/or update to the new 2017 program release. (Online & in-person). Proof of online completion is required for candidates to complete the in water skill sessions.

Class size:
Limited to 10 participants
Dates & Times: May 20: 9am-4pm
Total course time: 7 in-person hours
Price: $125/VU student, employee or VRWC member, $150/non-affiliate (Price include course materials & fees)  
Note: Candidates must hold current Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification.

 

For more information:
Cheryl Richardson
Aquatics Coordinator
615-322-7946