Safety Certifications

All aquatics certifications are taught by American Red Cross-certified instructors. Please note that participation in a certification class does not guarantee certification. All skills related to the certification must be properly demonstrated (as defined by course outline) in order to receive certification.

Register for Safety Certifications

Safety courses will be blended learning and include an online module that must be completed prior to the skills session. Proof of completion needs to be brought in to the skills session or sent to the David Taylor at dmtaylo2@ kent.edu by the Friday before the course. Links to the online module will be provided via emailed receipt upon purchase/registration of the course.

CPR/AED/First Aid Professional Rescuer

All classes are 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Sunday, Feb. 8
  • Sunday, Feb. 23
  • Sunday, Mar. 14
  • Saturday Apr. 5

Fee: Student $80, Member $85, Non-Member $95
Age Requirement: 16 years or older

Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid

All classes are 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Saturday, Feb. 9
  • Sunday, Feb. 22
  • Saturday, Mar. 15
  • Saturday, Apr. 19

Fee: Student $70, Member $75, Non-Member $85
Age Requirement: 16 years or older

Lifeguarding

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. 

  • Date: Monday - Friday, Mar. 23 - 27
  • Fee: Student $170, Member $185, Non-member $200

Babysitting Course

Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this course will prepare participants to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business.

All classes are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Saturday, Apr. 4
  • Saturday, Apr. 18
  • Saturday, Apr. 25

Fee:Member $30, Non-member $45