American Red Cross Training

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
sely@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Red Cross Training


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The City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department is a Licensed Training Provider of American Red Cross Safety Courses listed below.  Standard with every course, FREE PRACTICE SESSIONS are offered to all registered or interested students.  Practice sessions provide opportunities to practice swimming and pre-course skills, with instructor-led coaching, allowing students to better prepare and build endurance for their course. Specific course dates and practice sessions are accessed by using the links below.
*Scholarships may be available. Email rlove@knoxvilletn.gov for more details.

Certification Classes included below:  Lifeguard (LG) Certification  | LG Recertification  |  LG Instructor Certification  |  Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification 

LIFEGUARD TRAINING (for 1st time Lifeguards)

Lifeguard training provides candidates the opportunity to learn the knowledge and skills to recognize, prevent, respond, and provide care for emergencies in and around bodies of water.
For Ages:  15+
Cost:  $150 *
Certifications Issued:  ARC Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/PR - valid for 2 years
Course Schedule:  Friday 5:30pm-9pm | Saturday 9am-6pm | Sunday 1pm-6pm
2021 Spring Courses: 
   - LGB218 - April 16 thru April 18
   - LGB219 - April 30 thru May 2
   - LGC220 - May 14 thru May 16
* All courses require a successfully completed pre-course to officially enter.  Pre-test for each course occurs the Monday prior to your scheduled course.

Contact KPRD Aquatics staff for more information at aquatics@knoxvilletn.gov
Click here for more information and to register.

LIFEGUARD REVIEW (for certification renewal)


Lifeguard Review provides currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to review the American Red Cross Lifeguard course materials/skills and renew their certification.
For Ages:  15+ (must be a currently certified American Red Cross Lifeguard)
Cost:  $100
Certifications Issued:  Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/PR valid for 2 years
Course Schedule:  Friday 5:30pm-9pm | Saturday 9am-6pm
Spring 2021 Classes: 
   -
LGR210 - May 7 & May 8 (Fri 5:30pm-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm)

* All courses require a successfully completed pre-course to officially enter.  Pre-test for each course occurs the Monday prior to your scheduled course.

Contact KPRD Aquatics staff for more information at aquatics@knoxvilletn.gov

Click here for more information and to register.


LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION - COMING FALL 2021


Lifeguard Instructor course trains instructor candidates to teach Lifeguard Training (including First Aid), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Management, AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer, Preventing Disease Transmission, Community Water Safety, and Basic Water Rescue.
For Ages:  17+ (must be a currently certified Red Cross Lifeguard)
Cost:  $200
Certifications Issued:  Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate valid for 2 years.
Coming Fall 2021!

Contact KPRD Aquatics staff for more information at aquatics@knoxvilletn.gov

Click here for more information and to register.


WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) CERTIFICATION - COMING FALL 2021!


Water Safety Instructor (WSI) is the Red Cross designation for a certified swimming instructor.  The WSI course trains instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program including Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, three adult-focused courses as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more.
For Ages:  16+
Cost:  $180
Certifications Issued:  Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certificate valid for 2 years
Coming Fall 2021!

Contact KPRD Aquatics staff for more information at aquatics@knoxvilletn.gov
 
Click here for more information and to register.


Have questions or need help finding the right class?
Contact KPRD Aquatics at (865) 525-9080 or aquatics@knoxvilletn.gov