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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) Location Time
Friday May 20th TBD 1pm - 3pm
Saturday June 18th TBD 10am - 12pm
Sunday July 17th TBD 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 Times Prices
Summer Session I
$200 (members)
$220 (non-members)
June 4th 9am - 4pm
June 5th Noon - 4pm
June 11th 9am - 4pm
June 12th Noon - 4pm
Summer Session II
July 9th 9am - 4pm
July 10th Noon - 4pm
July 16th 9am - 4pm
July 17th Noon - 4pm
Summer Session III
August 6th 9am - 4pm
August 7th Noon - 4pm
August 13th 9am - 4pm
August 14th Noon - 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
June 26th 4pm - 8pm $95 (members)
$115 (non-members)
July 30th 12pm - 4pm
August 20th 12pm - 4pm
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 (choose 1 day) Location Time
Friday May 20th TBD 3pm - 3:30pm
Saturday June 18th TBD Noon - 12:30pm
Sunday July 17th TBD 2pm - 2:30pm

First Aid Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$60 $80

Date (choose 1 day) Location Time
Thursday May 26th
TBD
2pm - 4pm
Thursday June 23rd
TBD
3pm - 5pm
Thursday July 28th
TBD
2pm - 4pm

WSI Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$200 $220

Date Time

June 17th - 19th

June 25 - 26th

Fridays 6-9pm
Saturdays 9am - 6pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm

Location

Activity Center Natatorium
Activity Center Mezzanine
*Must attend all dates

For more information, please contact Kelly Kessler.