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New Student Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Training, First Aid, & CPR/AED

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Full Course. This course is a blended course (online and in person). Once registered the American Red Cross Instructor will send the participant the online course material, which requires approximately 7 hours to complete. All on-line course material MUST be completed prior to the first day of the class and presented to start the class. All participants MUST pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard Pre-Test which includes: 300 yard swim; treading water for 2 minutes w/o using arms; retrieving a weighted brick from approximately 10 feet of water and successfully resurfacing to swim on back. 

If you are looking for Recertification and the below dates do not work, please reach out.  We have some flexibility in scheduling the recertifications.  


This class will be conducted in an outdoor pool. 

2023 Class Dates and Registration Links:


Class Type                  Meeting Dates                  Hours Each Day           Registration Link   

New lifeguard Training        August 5 and 6                               8am - 6pm 


Lifeguard Recertification    August 6                                          8am - 6pm 


New lifeguard Training        August 12 and 13                            8am - 6pm 

Lifeguard Recertification    August 13                                         8am - 6pm 


New lifeguard Training        August 19 and 20                           8am - 6pm 


Lifeguard Recertification    August 20                                         8am - 6pm       

Instructor or Questions

Tony Knuth



*Lifeguard Course Cost - $350 (There is a $75 NON-REFUNDABLE tuition fee)  

* Lifeguard Recertification Cost - $225 (There is a $75 NON-REFUNDABLE tuition fee)

Ways to Pay:


Venmo @Bscpoolmanager



Mail a check to made out to Berkeley Swim Club:

Tony Knuth

336 Plainfield Ave

Berkeley Heights NJ 07922


* If there are not enough class participants this class will be postponed. You will be contacted prior to the start date if the class is canceled.   


* Classes will be held primarily outdoors.


*Please bring ID for proof of age upon arrival for the classroom portion of course.   


*If you cannot complete the American Red Cross Lifeguard Pre-test or if you do not successfully complete any portion of the class, no refunds will be given.

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