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Lifeguard Certification

UT Dallas is proud to offer American Red Cross Certification Courses. To register or for more information, visit the Recreational Sports front control desk at the Activity Center, or call at 972-883-2090. Please note that all dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Pre-registration is required for all certification courses. Enroll online »

CPR/AED Certification (for the workplace)

AC Members Non-AC Members
$60 $80

Date (choose 1 day) Time
Friday November 13th 10am - Noon
Friday February 12th 10am - Noon
Saturday March 5th 11am - 1pm
Sunday April 24th Noon - 2pm

CPR/AED Challenge (re-certification)

Dates Times Prices
For more information on dates and times, please contact Kelly Kessler. $60 (members)
$80 (non-members)

Lifeguard Certification

Session I Times Prices
Saturday October 24th 9am - 4pm $200 (members)
$220 (non-members)
Sunday October 25th 12pm - 4pm
Saturday October 31st 9am - 4pm
Sunday November 1st 12pm - 4pm
If you are 15 or older and looking for a great summer job or a challenging career that's in demand, the American Red Cross lifeguard program is a great place to start. This course certifies you to lifeguard almost anywhere in the country and teaches you many useful rescue skills, both on water and on land. You must attend all dates in the session to complete the course. Pre-Requisites: Swim 300 yards continuous, brick pull in under 1:40; 2 minute tread with no hands. Registration closes the Wednesday before the session begins.

Lifeguard Challenge (re-certification)

Dates Times Prices
TBA   $95 (members)
$115 (non-members)
Spring 2016  
Do you know your stuff? Come renew your lifeguard certification without having to retake the whole course! In the lifeguard challenge course you will be tested over all the necessary life-saving skills taught in the official Red Cross lifeguarding course. These include, but are not limited to: CPR/AED skills, water rescue skills, spinal injury treatment and first aid. You must have a prior lifeguard certification to take this course. For more information on dates and times, please contact Kelly Kessler.

Bloodborne Pathogens

AC Members Non-AC Members
$30 $40

Date Time
Friday November 13th Noon - 12:30pm
Friday February 12th Noon - 12:30pm
Saturday March 5th 1pm - 1:30pm
Sunday April 24th 2pm - 2:30pm

WSI Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$200 $220

Date Time
October 16th - 18th & October 24th - 25th. Fridays 6-8pm
Saturdays 9am - 5pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm


Activity Center Natatorium
Activity Center Mezzanine
*Must attend all dates
*WSI Registration Form*

For more information, please contact Kelly Kessler.