Shallow Water Lifeguard training with First Aid and CPR/AED + $285 First Time and $185 Recerts. Training you can start now and complete at your own pace.
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We're thrilled to share that we've secured a national grant for 2023-24. This means we can now reduce our Lifeguard and Safety training fees by $100. Enroll now and pay just $285, down from the regular $385, while this special offer lasts. Seize this chance to upgrade your skills and save!
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Prestigious Recognitions for the American Lifeguard Association®
Our dedication to safety and training hasn't gone unnoticed. The CDC's Healthy Swimming website has listed us over the years as a national training entity. Additionally, both the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) have found our lifeguard certification programs similar to those of the American Red Cross and have stated that we meet national lifeguard requirements. Since the early 1990s, we've ensured our training aligns with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.
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This program is for both first-time and recert candidates. Regardless of whether you took your original lifeguard training with us or the American Red Cross or your previous certification has expired, you can recert through us and obtain a two-year certification. If you did not initially get certified through us, you only need to email us a copy of your previous certificate after registering, so we may add it to your file.
Recertifying your certification with us? Don't forget to use discount code RECERT at checkout for an extra $100 off. You'll see your price reduced to just $185. Whether you trained with us or another national organization, you're eligible for this discount. Simply email us a copy of your old certification at firstname.lastname@example.org after registering and paying. Save money and maintain your certification with ease!
Shallow water lifeguards respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet deep. The course is designed for participants that wish to lifeguard at aquatic facilities with a maximum water depth of 5 feet or less. To register, participants must be 15 years of age or older and can perform the following skills.
- 100-yard, continuous swim using front crawl and/or breaststroke
- 2-minute using legs only
- Retrieve a 10- dive weight from 4 ft deep, surface and walk 20 yards with the weight at or above the water's surface, and exit the pool without using a ladder within 50 seconds
The purpose of the Shallow Water Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level shallow water lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
This program offers a choice of Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience. Participants who complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Lifeguard certificate for Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.
The American Lifeguard Association (ALA) has the support of Global Lifeguards and the Swimming Pool and Spa Foundation, which are 501(c)(3) nonprofit associations that oversee beaches and swimming pools. ALA works directly with employers nationwide to help train lifeguard professionals. The primary purpose of ALA is to reduce drownings and to help keep our swimming pools, beaches, and waterways safer.
At the American Lifeguard Association, we're dedicated to promoting safe and enjoyable aquatic environments. Our public service announcements and national news media interviews have been featured on top network shows, including NBC Today Show, Good Morning America, Doctors, and Weather Channel, and we've collaborated with ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC news networks. Want to learn more about our association and stay up-to-date on the latest news stories? To check out American Lifeguard Association news for all the details, we ask that you tap American Lifeguard Association News.
The American Lifeguard and Safety Training™ is a trademark of the American Lifeguard Association health and safety courses. The American Lifeguard Association is one of the top associations specializing in the training and certifying of candidates in the American aquatics and safety training profession, which has trained over 250,000 individuals worldwide.
Our program's skills reflect ECC science and findings from the United States Lifeguard Training Standards Coalition. We also require that employers meet the new Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) requirement to conduct pre-service evaluations and in-service training.
We offer American Lifeguard & Safety Training to become a certified lifeguard through distance learning. With our blended program, after completing the online portion of our course, you will be issued a national two-year certification in lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid.
The American Lifeguard Association® is considered one of the top aquatic health and safety training programs in the United States. Founded in 1990, and with the United States Senate's assistance, the American Lifeguard Association (ALA) has become a nationally recognized association. The American Lifeguard Association adheres to a code of ethics and maintains a commitment to delivering quality health and safety training worldwide.
With our training program, you will not have to wait for a group class. Our national self-study programs can be taken anywhere and practiced by individuals, schools, universities, and community pools in the United States and abroad. The American Lifeguard Association is one of only a few national certifying agencies for lifeguards.
- Nationally-recognized organization
- Training for individuals or small groups
- Get certified right away!
- Lowest price guaranteed
- 30-day satisfaction guarantee
- Certification training at your own pace
- Videos and online training materials
- Get paid for your referrals
- Offer swimming lessons through ALA endorsed swim program
- Discounts given to employers for staff training [Contact us for details]
- Certification is issued the day you complete the program
- Certification is listed on the national verification website the same day of completion
We offer a certification program that can be started and completed at any time and regardless of where you live. With our nationally recognized certification program, you can begin training anywhere and finish it at any time. After enrolling, you can complete your certification program in as little as a few days or a weekend, or you can feel free to go at your own pace. It is an online program that uses videos, reference manuals, and exams you can review and do independently. Upon successful completion, you will become a certified lifeguard through the American Lifeguard Association, a nationally recognized organization.
The American Lifeguard Association (ALA) is a national educational association with the full support of the Swimming Pool and Spa Association and Global Lifeguards (a nonprofit 501c3) organization. These organizations are members of the Global Lifeguard Association, one of the largest worldwide aquatic consortiums, which has trained more than 250,000 certified lifeguards over the past 30 years.
The purpose of the American Lifeguard course is to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon completing the Lifeguard course, each participant will receive an American Lifeguard Certificate indicating Lifeguard, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid, all valid for two years. As with all certifications, the employer should ensure that each Lifeguard candidate has all the skills and knowledge necessary for the position they are being considered for. The employer needs to make sure the candidate meets the physical and all other elements before starting employment.
Don’t wait another day! Get certified and join our tens of thousands of active lifeguard members! You can get certified in as little as two days! Click ADD TO CART at the top of this page to register.