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 (see above). Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class. Please note: All online content must be completed prior to the onsite session. Participants must be 15 years of age to participate. Participants must provide their own lunch.

  • Register online for Lifeguard Certification or call at (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $225r /$237nr
  • Day: Saturday
  • Dates: September 15, 22, 29
  • Time: 8am – 3pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, August 31

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 blended learning class (see above). Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class. Please note: All online content must be completed prior to the onsite session. Participants must provide their own lunch.


Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification course

During the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor class,you’ll learn how to help adults and children enjoy their time in the water safely and in a wide range of ways. Earn your swimming and water safety instructor certification and gain the skills needed to teach lessons and make presentations to swimmers of every age and ability. Through this class, you can help recreational swimmers meet their goals, refine their skills and stay safe in, on and around the water. This course is a blended learning class (see above). Once registered, you will be contacted with directions for accessing the online portion of the class. 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 online for WSI Certification or call at (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $225r /$237nr
  • Day: Monday and Wednesday
  • Date: Sept 24, 26, Oct 1, 3, 8
  • Time: 3:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, September 10