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Red Cross Certification

If you are interested in becoming CPR/AED/First Aid or Lifeguard certified or need to be re-certified, below is information you need to know regarding upcoming classes.  For questions, please contact Bob Benge at rcbenge@southern.edu or Darin Bissell at dbissell@southern.edu.  

Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED

If you have never had an Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED certification or your certification has been expired for more than 30 days you can take this class.  This will be a blended learning class where a portion of the class learning takes place online on your own time.
  • Class Date: No classes currently offered at this time
  • Class Time: TBD
  • Online Portion needs to be completed before the in-person skills take place
  • In-Person Skills will take place in Iles Room 3436 or on Iles Gym Stage
  • Cost is $50 for the certification
  • Sign-ups now currently closed

Lifeguard Recertification

If you are needing to recertify your current lifeguard certification we will be offering a few classes for the Winter 2022 semester.  Please note: you must have a current Red Cross certification that has not been expired for more than 30 days to participate in the recertificaiton class.
  • Dates Available: TBD
  • Times AVailable: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $50 for the recertification class
  • Location: Meet in Coolidge Pool
  • Sign-Ups now currently closed

Lifeguard Certification

If you have never had a lifeguard certification or your certification has been expired for more than 30 days you can take the Lifeguard Certification class.  This will be a blended learning class where a portion of the class learning takes place online on your own time.  This class will be offered starting April 25, 2022.
  • The Red Cross requires that participants need to be at least 15 years old to take the class.
  • The online portion of the class will be available on April 25, 2022 and takes about 7.5 hours to complete.
  • In-Class Skills will be taught on the following dates: May 25 - 27 or May 31 - June 2 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m. for a total of about 19 hours of in-class skills and most of the training will take place in the Hulsey Wellness Center Coolidge Pool area.
  • Cost: $225.00
  • Please Note: Sign-Ups are now Closed

Red Cross Sign-Up Form

Sign-ups for Red Cross Certificatoin classes are currently not available.