Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Certification COURSE

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding class is for the individual interested in becoming lifeguard certified for the first time. The course will teach you the basics in water safety and also the proper protocol when dealing with any emergencies around the water. This course is a blending learning class. Our blended learning certification classes are a combination of online classes and in-person training from a certified instructor. Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class, which takes approximately 8 hours to complete. Upon successful completion of the online course and in-person training, you will receive your certification. Please note: All online content must be completed prior to the in-person session. Participants must be 15 years of age to participate and must provide their own lunch.

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, April 6
  • Cost: $225r /$237nr
  • Day: Saturday
  • Dates: April 20, 27, May 4
  • Time: 8am - 3pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

Lifeguard Re-Certification course

Lifeguard Recertification is designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. Recertification class is for those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring). This course is a blending learning class. Our blended learning certification classes are a combination of online classes and in-person training from a certified instructor. Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class, which takes approximately 8 hours to complete. Upon successful completion of the online course and in-person training, you will receive your certification. Please note: All online content must be completed prior to the onsite session. Participants must provide their own lunch.

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 13
  • Cost: $125r /$137nr
  • Date: Saturday, April 27
  • Time: 8am - 3pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification course

Earn your swimming and water safety instructor certification and gain the skills needed to teach swim lessons to swimmers of every age and ability. This course is a blending learning class. Our blended learning certification classes are a combination of online classes and in-person training from a certified instructor. Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class, which takes approximately 8 hours to complete. Upon successful completion of the online course and in-person training, you will receive your certification. Please note: All online content must be completed prior to the onsite session. Participants must be at least 16 years of age by the end of the course to participate.

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 30
  • Cost: $225r /$237nr
  • Day: Monday and Wednesday
  • Date: April 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
  • Time: 3:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

 

Need A Job? We’re Hiring!

Zeeland Recreation is hiring lifeguards and swim instructors for the summer! We have a variety of shifts and hours available. Please contact Kris Ferry, Aquatics and Fitness Coordinator, at kferry@zps.org or (616) 748-3229 for more information.