Certifications

Aquatic Certifications

Three lifeguards wearing masks pose at the Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center. Two are standing and one is on the lifeguard stand. [View Image]

We offer the following aquatic American Red Cross certification courses at our facility: Lifeguard, Lifeguard Recertification, Water Safety Instructor, and Lifeguard Instructor. All certifications are valid for 2 years upon completion date. See below for current offerings.

American Red Cross Blended Lifeguard Certification
Student: $150
Member: $200

May 17 - May 21
Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Register by May 8 at noon


American Red Cross Lifeguard Re-certification
Student: $100
Member: $125
May 14 - May 16
Fri 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Sat/Sun 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
Register by May 6 at noon

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification

Student: $200
Member: $300

June 1 - June 4
Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Register by May 24 at noon

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
Student: $200
Member: $300
June 7 - June 11
Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Register by May 31 at noon
 

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Affairs
101 S. Linden St.
Richmond, VA 23220

(804) 827-1100
recsports@vcu.edu

About Recreational Sports

VCU Recreational Sports offers a diversity of programmed and informal recreational, fitness and sports activities for the VCU community.

Page last updated 08/14/2018

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