American Red Cross Lifeguard Classes

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Jan 31 2020

Aquatics - 23rd St & Gunston Rd, Bldg. 182 10051 Gay Road, Fort Belvoir, VA Fort Belvoir 22060 Google Map

The cost is $315 for the class as well as ARC Certification and all Materials.

Must be 15 years of age.

Must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards with the face in or out of the water. Then, surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.  Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface.  Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

*If the minimum class size of 4 is not met, a refund will be issued.

Class Dates


Sep/Oct 2019

  • Sep 27, 28 and 29 and Oct 4, 5 and 6.
  • Friday classes run from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday classes run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Jan/Feb 2020

  • Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9.
  • Friday classes run from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday classes run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

March/April 2020

  • March 27, 28 and 29 and April 3, 4 and 5. 
  • Friday classes run from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday classes run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

May 2020

  • May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10.
  • Friday classes run from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday classes run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Registration Info

Registration for all classes opens on Sep 3, 2019 and will remain open until they are full.

Registration must be completed at Benyaurd Indoor Swimming Pool.

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