Blended Lifeguard Training Course

Blended Lifeguard Training Course

ARC Blended Full Lifeguard Classes

The UB Aquatics program is introducing the new 2017 American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguarding program. This course combines online knowledge acquisition and in-person water, first aid and CPR/AED skills training. Building on the same knowledge and skills as our traditional in-person only training, the course trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations both in and out of the water.

COST: $200 (includes hip pack, whistle & pocket mask)


REGISTER: Registration Form

Payment: Due upon successful completion of the pre-course after the first day - see below.

Requirements (Refund available if not met):

  • The session to run, we need a minimum of 4 lifeguard candidates and no more than 10.
  • Participants must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound object from a depth of 7 feet within 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Requirements (No Refund available if not met):

  • Success Candidates must be present for all 6 classes.
  • Must receive an 80% on both multiple choice exams.
  • All participants must successfully complete all physical requirements with respect to lifeguarding skills.
  • All participants must exhibit professionalism at all times during the course.

Course Code



Course Registration Deadlines


Sunday, September 24

Sunday, October 1

Sunday, October 8

Sunday, October 15

Sunday, October 22

12:00pm - 2:00pm

12:00pm - 5:30pm

12:00pm - 5:30pm

12:00pm - 5:30pm

12:00pm - 5:30pm
Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Monday, April 2

Tuesday, April 3

Wednesday, April 4

Thursday, April 5

Saturday, April 7

3:00pm - 5:00pm

3:00pm - 8:00pm

3:00pm - 8:00pm

3:00pm - 8:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday, March 30th, 2018


Sunday, May 20

Monday, May 21 - Thursday, May 24

12:00pm - 2:00pm

4:30pm - 9:30pm

Friday, May 18th, 2018


Friday, June 1

Saturday, June 2

Saturday, June 9

Sunday, June 3

Sunday, June 10

4:30pm - 6:30 pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday, May 31st, 2018