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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 Tamara Ritterskamp at tlritterskamp@southern.edu or Darin Bissell at dbissell@southern.edu.

Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

If you have never had an Adult & Pediatric First Aid/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: TBD
  • Class Time: TBD
  • Online Portion needs to be completed before the in-person skills take place and will take about 2.5 hours to complete.
  • In-Person Skills will take place on Iles Gym Stage
  • Cost is $50 for the certification
  • FA/CPR/AED Certification not currently available

Lifeguard Recertification

If you are needing to renew your current lifeguard certification we will be offering a few classes (please see below for the schedule.  Please note: you must have a current Red Cross certification that has not been expired for more than 30 days to participate in the recertification class.
  • Dates/Times Available: Thursday, August 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $70 for the recertification class
  • Location: Meet in Coolidge Pool
  • Sign Up by clicking the link below
  • Please Note: This will be a blended learning class so a portion of the training needs to be completed before the in-person class on.

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.  The online portion will be available soon after you sign up.
  • 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 soon after you sign up and will be sent once class sign-up has been confirmed.  The online portion takes about 7.5 hours to complete. 
  • PLEASE NOTE: Please look over the Lifeguard Course Requirements.  There are several required pre-requisites before participants can take the class. 
  • In-Person Skills will be taught on August 6 & 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. and August 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Most of the training will take place in the Hulsey Wellness Center Coolidge Pool or in Iles Gym stage for the First Aid/CPR/AED portion of the class..
  • Cost: $250.00
  • Sign-Ups Open Now (Must sign-up by July 25)

Red Cross Sign-Up Form

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