Available Courses

Please contact us if a course listed here does not work for you.

2024 Female-only waterfront Add-on

The Waterfront Add-on is offered every lifeguard class. Exact date not set yet.

Purpose: To give lifeguards the knowledge and skills to guard at a lake or other non-surf open water area.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Certification: Waterfront lifeguarding, valid 2 years.
  • Additional Prerequisites
    • Regular lifeguard certification is required (LGT).
    • Instead of swimming 300 yards, you need to swim 550 yards continuously.
    • Swim 5 yards retrieve 3 dive rings from the bottom in one breath, resurface and swim back 5 yards.

Course begins March 17, 2024
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2024 Female-only Blended Learning March Lifeguard Course

Online classwork, CPR skills and water skills will be in person 3 hour classes. Course will end June 9th. Guaranteed no class on March 24th, April 21st, April 28th.

  • Purpose: To provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
  • Duration: 30 hours (Approximately 16-18 hours in the classroom and 10-12 hours in the pool.)
  • Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus gifts: hip pack, adult and infant resuscitation masks, whistle, and floating key chain.
  • Lifeguard course fact sheet – link
  • Prerequisites for the course:
    • Must be 15 years old by the last day of the class, ID required.
    • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. For this requirement you may use the following 2 strokes, front crawl and breaststroke. Goggles are allowed for this prerequisite only: they are not allowed for the remainder of the course.
    • Tread for 2 minutes using only your feet.
    • Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds.  A. Enter the water and swim 20 yards.  B. Surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of the pool and bring it to the surface.  C. Swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick.  D. Remove brick from water.  E. Exit the water without the use of the ladder or steps. The clock stops when you get out of the water.

Course begins March 17, 2024
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2024 Female-only March Traditional Lifeguarding course

This course runs on Sunday mornings. Each class is 3 hours, other days also may be needed pending weather. Look at full schedule at https://www.baltimorelifeguardschool.com/calendar/

All students must schedule a weeknight to take the written exams.

  • Purpose: To provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
  • Duration: 30 hours (Approximately 16-18 hours in the classroom and 10-12 hours in the pool.)
  • Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus gifts: hip pack, adult and infant resuscitation masks, whistle, and floating key chain.
  • Lifeguard course fact sheet – link
  • Prerequisites for the course:
    • Must be 15 years old by the last day of the class, ID required.
    • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. For this requirement you may use the following 2 strokes, front crawl and breaststroke. Goggles are allowed for this prerequisite only: they are not allowed for the remainder of the course.
    • Tread for 2 minutes using only your feet.
    • Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds.  A. Enter the water and swim 20 yards.  B. Surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of the pool and bring it to the surface.  C. Swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick.  D. Remove brick from water.  E. Exit the water without the use of the ladder or steps. The clock stops when you get out of the water.

Course begins March 17, 2024
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2024 Male-only Pesach course

Private class

Course dates April 14th starting 2:30pm, April 15th night, April 16th night, May 2nd night, May 5th All day, Rain date May 10th

  • Purpose: To provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
  • Duration: 30 hours (Approximately 16-18 hours in the classroom and 10-12 hours in the pool.)
  • Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus gifts: hip pack, adult and infant resuscitation masks, whistle, and floating key chain.
  • Lifeguard course fact sheet – link
  • Prerequisites for the course:
    • Must be 15 years old by the last day of the class, ID required.
    • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. For this requirement you may use the following 2 strokes, front crawl and breaststroke. Goggles are allowed for this prerequisite only: they are not allowed for the remainder of the course.
    • Tread for 2 minutes using only your feet.
    • Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds.  A. Enter the water and swim 20 yards.  B. Surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of the pool and bring it to the surface.  C. Swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick.  D. Remove brick from water.  E. Exit the water without the use of the ladder or steps. The clock stops when you get out of the water.

Course begins April 14, 2024
Division Male
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2024 Male-only waterfront Add-on

Private Course

The Waterfront Add-on is offered every lifeguard class. Exact date not set yet.

Purpose: To give lifeguards the knowledge and skills to guard at a lake or other non-surf open water area.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Certification: Waterfront lifeguarding, valid 2 years.
  • Additional Prerequisites
    • Regular lifeguard certification is required (LGT).
    • Instead of swimming 300 yards, you need to swim 550 yards continuously.
    • Swim 5 yards retrieve 3 dive rings from the bottom in one breath, resurface and swim back 5 yards.

Course begins April 14, 2024
Division Male
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2024 Female-only CPR Class

Tentative Class Dates: May 1st-May 2nd

  • Purpose: The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.
  • Duration: 5 hours.
  • Certification: Adult/Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED. There is an adult only or pediatric only certificate option.
  • Bonus gift: key chain face shield.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED fact sheet – link

Course begins May 1, 2024
Division Female
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2024 May male-only Lifeguard course

Private course

This is a more intensive course.

Course dates:

May 26th - all day (12 hours)

May 27th - starting at 1pm (we will pause for mincha)

May 30th - starting at 5 or 6pm

May 31st - written exams 2:30-4pm for those who are ready

  • Purpose: To provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
  • Duration: 30 hours (Approximately 16-18 hours in the classroom and 10-12 hours in the pool.)
  • Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus gifts: hip pack, adult and infant resuscitation masks, whistle, and floating key chain.
  • Lifeguard course fact sheet – link
  • Prerequisites for the course:
    • Must be 15 years old by the last day of the class, ID required.
    • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. For this requirement you may use the following 2 strokes, front crawl and breaststroke. Goggles are allowed for this prerequisite only: they are not allowed for the remainder of the course.
    • Tread for 2 minutes using only your feet.
    • Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds.  A. Enter the water and swim 20 yards.  B. Surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of the pool and bring it to the surface.  C. Swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick.  D. Remove brick from water.  E. Exit the water without the use of the ladder or steps. The clock stops when you get out of the water.

Course begins May 26, 2024
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2024 Female-only Private Course 1

This is a private course.

Course begins June 2, 2024
Division Female
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2024 Female-only June Lifeguard Recertification

This course will be given over two days. The evening of June 6th and the afternoon of June 7th.

  • Purpose: To provide lifeguards with training to keep their certification current.
  • Duration: 9 hours.
  • Certification: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Review, valid for 2 years.
  • Prerequisite: Current LGT certification/LGT certification that expired less than 30 days ago

Course begins June 6, 2024
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2024 male-only CPR course

There are 2 CPR courses being run.

Professional CPR and regular CPR. You may also challenge the course if you would like.

Professional CPR

  • Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.
  • Duration: 5 hours for the full course OR 2 hours for the Challenge/Review course.
  • Certification: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus Gift: Adult/Child and Infant CPR mask.

Regular CPR

  • Purpose: The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.
  • Duration: 5 hours.
  • Certification: Adult/Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED. There is an adult only or pediatric only certificate option.
  • Bonus gift: key chain face shield.

Course begins June 19, 2024
Division Male
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2024 June male-only Lifeguard recertification

Private course

This course runs on 2 nights, the first night we will review CPR and any updates to the lifeguard course since 2 years ago. The second night will be in the pool the entire class. You will need to schedule a separate date to take the final written exam.

Purpose: To provide lifeguards with training to keep their certification current.

  • Duration: 7 hours.
  • Certification: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Review, valid for 2 years.
  • Prerequisite: Current LGT certification/LGT certification that expired less than 30 days ago

Course begins June 26, 2024
Division Male
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2024 Female-only July Lifeguard Recertification

This course will be given on Sunday starting with a CPR review and then going to a pool for the water skills review and practical exam.

  • Purpose: To provide lifeguards with training to keep their certification current.
  • Duration: 9 hours.
  • Certification: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Review, valid for 2 years.
  • Prerequisite: Current LGT certification/LGT certification that expired less than 30 days ago

Course begins July 14, 2024
Division Female
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2024 July Male-only lifeguard course

Private course

This course is running on Bais Hadedrash Mesivta of Baltimore's schedule. Any changes will be congruent with their school schedule.

Tentative course dates: July 22 starting at 7pm, July 24th night, July 25th night, July 28th all day, July 29th night, July 30th night, July 31st night, August 1st night

  • Purpose: To provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
  • Duration: 30 hours (Approximately 16-18 hours in the classroom and 10-12 hours in the pool.)
  • Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.
  • Bonus gifts: hip pack, adult and infant resuscitation masks, whistle, and floating key chain.
  • Lifeguard course fact sheet – link
  • Prerequisites for the course:
    • Must be 15 years old by the last day of the class, ID required.
    • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. For this requirement you may use the following 2 strokes, front crawl and breaststroke. Goggles are allowed for this prerequisite only: they are not allowed for the remainder of the course.
    • Tread for 2 minutes using only your feet.
    • Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds.  A. Enter the water and swim 20 yards.  B. Surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb brick from the bottom of the pool and bring it to the surface.  C. Swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the brick.  D. Remove brick from water.  E. Exit the water without the use of the ladder or steps. The clock stops when you get out of the water.

Course begins July 22, 2024
Division Male
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