Safety Certifications

All aquatics certifications are taught by American Red Cross-certified instructors. Please note that participation in a certification class does not guarantee certification. All skills related to the certification must be properly demonstrated (as defined by course outline) in order to receive certification. Participants must successfully complete all skills and score an 80% or better on each written test in order to be certified. Certificates will be emailed as a PDF from the American Red Cross within 10 days of completion of the class. Class will start promptly at the designated time. Participants who are more than 10 minutes late will not be permitted to enter the class.

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First Aid/CPR/AED

  • Dates and Times: All classes are 12 - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, Dec. 3
    • Saturday, Jan. 28
    • Saturday, Feb. 18
    • Saturday, Mar. 18
    • Saturday, Apr. 29
  • Cost:
    • Student: $70
    • Member: $75
    • Non-member: $85

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Participation in the course does not guarantee certification. 

  • Dates and Times: All classes are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, Dec. 4
    • Sunday, Jan. 15
    • Sunday, Jan. 29
    • Sunday, Feb. 19
    • Sunday, Mar. 19
    • Sunday, Apr. 16
    • Sunday, Apr. 30
  • Cost:
    • Student: $75
    • Member: $80
    • Non-member: $90

If you are interested in being a Lifeguard Instructor or Water Safety Instructor, please contact Chris Baker at cbaker5@kent.edu.