Washington TownshipMontgomery County, Ohio

Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Pre-Skills Test

 Sunday, August 25:  3:30-5 pm

Class Dates/Times

 August 26-30, Monday-Friday: 4-8 pm | Saturday, August 31: 8 am-5 pm

Information & Registration

Contact Cole Hetman by email or at 937-432-2806

Register Here. Search Class #41040.

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Ready to make a real difference? Become a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard at the Washington Township Recreation Center. Once obtained, this certification lasts for 2 years and allows the candidate to apply for lifeguarding positions.

The primary purpose of the course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. It also trains the participants to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. 

Students must be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course, which is March 30. Participants must pass the Washington Township Pre-Skills Test to be able to the Lifeguard course. The Pre-Skills Test will be held on Saturday March 23 from 11am-1pm. Registration cost includes a non-refundable $15 testing fee. If the candidate does not pass the Pre-Skills Test, the remaining registration fee will be refunded, minus the $15 testing fee. stock photo lifeguard
Participants who successfully pass the two final written exams, with a minimum grade of 80%, and the in-water final skills scenarios will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. 

For each class, please be sure to bring proper swim attire, towels, notepaper, writing utensils and something to eat and drink. The instructor led course is 30 hours; no absences or class make-ups will be permitted.

Complete Pass Holder  $215.00
 Resident $220.00
 Non-Resident $240.00
 All costs include the non-refundable $15 pre-skills test fee


For additional resources about lifeguard training, visit: www.lifeguardtraininghq.com.

Contact our Department

  • Washington Township 8200 McEwen Road 
  • Dayton Ohio 454-876-9760 
  • Phone: (937) 433-0152