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Training Courses
Our American Red Cross training courses are great for developing young people and providing them with an advanced skill that teaches safety, responsibility, and critical thinking. Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, our courses provide students with all the information and skills they need to be successful as an aquatic employee.

There are no Training Courses currently scheduled, please call the Enrichment Office at 248-726-3165 for upcoming program dates.

Due to the complexity of the registration process, all of our American Red Cross training course registrations are taken over the phone. Please call 248-726-3165 to register.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Aide & Basic Water Rescue Training 
8 Sessions - $100
This entry-level training course allows students to become familiar with the American Red Cross, the swim levels, proper swim strokes, and basic water safety and rescue skills. There are no pre-requisites for this class, making it a perfect class for those hoping to become lifeguards or swim instructors in the future. It also allows students to assist in teaching swim lessons upon completion.

Lifeguard Training (Blended Learning)
6 Sessions - $150
Our new blended learning courses combine online training with classroom-based, in-water instruction and skill development. Students must be 15 years old by the end of the class and be able to swim 300 yards of front crawl continuously. Students must also be able to swim 20 yards and retrieve a submerged 10-lb. brick, and tread water without using their hands for 2 minutes. Students will have to register separately with the American Red Cross ($35 fee) and successfully complete all online content and coursework at least 3 business days prior to the start of class. Students must attend all classes, perform all skills successfully, and pass all exams in order to receive the Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification.

Lifeguard Review and Renewal
1 Session - $68
You must have a current Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification to register. Students must bring their own pocket mask to class and will be expected to perform lifeguard skills in the water. Students will have to register separately with the American Red Cross ($27 fee) and successfully complete all online content and coursework at least 3 business days prior to the start of class. Students must attend all classes, perform all skills successfully, and pass all exams in order to receive a renewed Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification.

Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Training
8 Sessions - $275
Instructor candidates must have a current, valid Lifeguard/CPR/AED certification and must be 17 years old by the end of the class to register. Candidates will have to register separately with the American Red Cross ($35 fee) and successfully complete all online content and coursework at least 3 business days prior to the start of class. Candidates must attend all classes, perform Lifeguard/CPR/AED skills successfully, and pass all exams in order to receive the LGI certification and will be able to teach American Red Cross Lifguard Training courses.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training
6 Sessions - $275
Instructor candidates must be 16 years old by the end of the class to register. Cadnidates will learn about American Red Cross swim levels, developing lessons, learner progression, how to conduct trainings, and how to evaluate participants. Cadidates will be required to swim 25 yards each of the front crawl, backstroke, breast stroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, 15 yards butterfly, and tread water for 1 minute. Candidates will have to register separately with the American Red Cross ($35 fee) and successfully complete all online content and coursework at least 3 business days prior to the start of class. Candidates attend all classes and pass the exam in order to receive the WSI certification.

Due to the complexity of the registration process, all of our American Red Cross training course registrations are taken over the phone. Please call 248-726-3165 to register.