Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Certification

Penn State Hazleton's lifeguard certification courses provide entry-level lifeguards with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. Certified lifeguards are provided with an opportunity to update their credentials through the program.

Lifeguard Clinics 2019

Swim test: Monday, March 18 from 5 to 6 p.m.

 

Lifeguard Full Certification Clinic

Clinic Dates/Times: Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fee: $200 for Penn State students; $275 for nonstudents
The fee is due before the swim test. If a participant is unable to successfully complete the pretest, a refund less a $25 administrative fee will be issued.

Prerequisites: To enroll, participants must be at least 15 years old before the last scheduled class session and successfully complete the pretest.

Description: This is a blended learning class with online, classroom and pool components.

Registration deadline: March 18, 2019

Register now: https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=16513600

Penn State students: Use code guard75 for discount.


Lifeguard Recertification Clinic

Dates/Times: Friday, April 5 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fee: $135 for Penn State students; $160 for nonstudents.

Prerequisites: Participants must provide proof of current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

Register now: https://register.outreach.psu.edu/search/publicCourseSectionDetails.do?method=load&sectionId=16514912

Penn State students: Use code guard25 for discount.

 

Note: High school students under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present throughout the course.

Certification: Participants successfully completing the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/Professional Rescuer which is valid for two years.

Location: Penn State Hazleton Pool - Physical Education Building
(enter through locker rooms)

Additional information: Call 570-450-3136 or email dxk40@psu.edu