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
  • Cost: $225r/$240nr
  • Dates: Dec 23 & Jan 3
  • Time: 8am - 4pm
  • 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
  • Cost: $125r/$140nr
  • Session 1: Aug 21
  • Session 2: Jan 3
  • Time: 8am - 4pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

 

Need A Job? We’re Hiring!

Zeeland Recreation is hiring lifeguards and swim instructors! 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.