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 table below for current offerings

Current OfferingsDatesCost

American Red Cross Blended
Lifeguard Certification

Registration runs 12/1 - 2/4 at noon                 

Feb 12 - Feb 14
Fri 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun 12:00 - 8:00 p.m
Student: $150
Member: $200

American Red Cross Blended 
Lifeguard Certification

Registration runs 12/1 - 4/8 at noon    

April 16 - April 18
Fri 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Sat/Sun 12:00 - 8:00 p.m 
Student: $150
Member: $200
 

American Red Cross
Lifeguard Re-certification

Registration runs 12/1 - 3/18 at noon 

March 26 - March 28
Friday 5:00 - 9:00 p.m
Sat/Sun 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.      
Student: $100
Member: $125

American Red Cross 
Lifeguard Re-certification

Registration runs 12/1 - 5/6 at noon   

May 14 - May 16
Friday 5:00 - 9:00 p.m
Sat/Sun 12:00 - 7:00 p.m 

Student: $100
Member: $125
 
 

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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