Certification Courses - American Red Cross

Take a water safety class and earn certification from the American Red Cross (ARC)!

All ARC courses taught are blended learning courses (combination of classroom, pool, and online teaching). Participants must successfully complete a prerequisite skills test, written tests, nine online lessons, and a skills test. Age requirements are 15 years old for lifeguard courses and 17 years old for instructor courses on or before the last day of class. Certifications are valid for two years. Courses include Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider.

 

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course

  • Dates: July 22 - August 5th 
  • Registration Deadline:  Monday July 19th
  • Course Length:  31 Hrs (7 hrs are online)
  • Place: Campus Recreation Classroom and Pool
  • Cost: Students - $170,  MTSU Employees - $175,  General Public - $180

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Lifeguard Training Course:

  • Dates:  July 6 - 18 
  • Place:  MTSU Campus Recreation Pool and Classroom
  • Cost:   Students - $160;  MTSU Staff - $170;  General Public $180
  • Class Spots:  6
  • Prerequisites: 
    • 300 yd Swim (freestyle & breaststroke)
    • 2 minutes treading (Legs only)
    • 20 yd. brick tow in 1:40
  • Registration Deadline:   (Wednesday)  June 30, 2021

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Lifeguard Review Course 

  • Dates: TBD
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Lifeguard Instructor Training Course

  • Dates: TBD
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Questions?

Contact Aquatics Coordinator Pam Footit at 615.898.2255 or pfootit@mtsu.edu

 
 

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