Schedule

Lifeguard Pre-Requisite (Guard Ready) Course

This course must be completed prior to taking the Lifeguard Certification class. It is is scheduled at many points throughout the year to fit your schedule. Visit our Details section for more information. You will be required to do the following:

  • Show proof of age: Must be 15 by last scheduled day of class.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both. (Swimming on the back or side is not allowed).  *This is the only portion of the class where goggles are allowed*
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds:
    • Swim 20 yards with your face out of the water. *Goggles not allowed*.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7’7” to retrieve a 10-pound dive brick.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back and swim back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick, keeping your face at or near the surface. You should not swim the distance under water. Candidates must exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
Day of WeekDatesTimesPricing
MondayMarch 16, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
TuesdayMarch 24, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
WednesdayApril 8, 20201:00-2:00 PM$30
ThursdayApril 23, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
TuesdayApril 14, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
FridayMay 1, 20204:00-5:00 PM$30
TuesdayMay 5, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
FridayMay 8, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
MondayMay 11, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
TuesdayMay 12, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
FridayMay 15, 20204:00-5:00 PM$30
MondayMay 18, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
TuesdayMay 19, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
TuesdayMay 26, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
TuesdayJune 2, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
MondayJune 8, 20203:30-4:30 PM$30
TuesdayJune 9, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30
MondayJune 15, 20208:00-9:00 AM$30
TuesdayJune 16, 20206:00-7:00 PM$30

 

Lifeguard Certification  Course

Must register and attend a Guard Ready class prior to attending this class. The Lifeguard Certification class is a blended learning course that combines online learning with in-person skills. Please plan to complete all eLearning modules, including the CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid final eLearning exam, at least two days prior to your first in-person skills session. Visit our Details section for more information.

Session Days of WeekDatesTimesPricing
LG-Session AMon, Tues, Wed, ThursMar 16, 17, 18, 19 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM (All days)$205 (Guard-Ready class required)
LG-Session 1Wed, Thurs, Fri
April 8, 9, 10 (2020)2-6 PM, 9-6 PM, 9-6 PM$205 (Guard-Ready class required)
LG-Session BThurs, Fri, Sat
April 23, 24, 25 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM, 4:30-9:30 PM, 9-7 PM$205 (Guard-Ready class required)
LG-Session CFri, Sat, SunMay 8, 9, 10 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM, 9-5 PM, 10-5 PM$205 (Guard-Ready class required)
LG-Session DMon, Tues, Wed, ThursMay 11, 12, 13, 14 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM (All days)$205 (Guard-Read class required)
LG-Session EMon, Tues, Wed, ThursMay 18, 19, 20, 21 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM (All days)$205 (Guard-Read class required)
LG-Session FMon, Tues, Wed, ThursJun 8, 9, 10, 11 (2020)4:30-9:30 PM (All days)$205 (Guard-Read class required)
LG-Session GMon, TuesJun 15, 16 (2020)9-7:30 PM (Both Days)$205 (Guard-Read class required)
LG-Session HWed, ThursJun 17, 18 (2020)9-7:30 PM (Both Days)$205 (Guard-Read class required)

 

Lifeguard Re-Certification and Review Course

Must have a current certification or your certification is no more than 30 days expired. Guard-Ready not necessary to participate in this class. Visit our Details section for more information.

SessionDays of the WeekDatesTimesCost
LG Review-Session 2Sat, SunMar 14, Mar 15 (2020)9-3 PM, 9-3 PM$150
LG Review-Session 3Sat, SunApril 4, April 5 (2020)9-3 PM, 9-3 PM$150
LG Review-Session 4Mon, TuesMay 18, May 19 (2020)9-3 PM, 9-3 PM$150

 

Lifeguard Instructor Course (LGI)

Must be at least 17 years old.  Must have current lifeguard certification.  If you have any questions about this course please email our Director of Safety School, Ted, at ted.quinn@swimrichmond.org.

SessionDays of the WeekDatesTimesPrice
LGI-Session 2Mon, Tues, WedMar 9, Mar 10, Mar 11 (2020)9-6 PM All Days$350
LGI-Session 3Tues, Wed, ThursApril 7, April 8, April 9 (2020)9-6 PM All Days$350
LGI-Session 4Tues, Wed, ThursMay 5, May 6, May 7 (2020)9-6 PM All Days$350

 

Lifeguard Instructor Update (LGI Update)

Must be at least 17 years old.  Must have current lifeguard instructor certification.  If you have any questions about this course please email our Director of Safety School, Ted, at ted.quinn@swimrichmond.org.

SessionDays of the WeekDatesTimesPrice
LGI Update-Session 6TuesMar 24, 20209-5 PM$75
LGI Update-Session 5TuesFeb 18, 20209-5 PM$75
LGI Update-Session 7WedMay 13, 20209-5 PM$75
LGI Update-Session 8MonJune 8, 20209-5 PM$75

 

Oxygen Administration Course

 

SessionDays of the weekDatesTimesPrice
Oxygen-Session 5WedJan 8, 20206-7:30 PM$50
Oxygen-Session 6TuesApril 7, 20206-7:30 PM$50

 

ADDITIONAL PAYMENT INFORMATION
To reserve your spot you must pay the full amount at time of registration.  Cash and checks accepted at the front desk but your spot will not be held without payment.

CANCELLATION/WITHDRAW POLICY
Participants must give written notice (forms available at the front desk) at least 48 hours in advance to get a full refund.  If you cancel within 48 hours of the class you will be subject to a cancellation fee.