American Red Cross Certification Courses

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Class Dates & Times:  January 3 – 6, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center

Course Cost: Class fees are $250 for general participants but free for those who intend to use their lifeguard certification to work for Juneau Pools.

Registration: December 9 through December 22, 2022. Register online here under the Juneau Pools tab. The $250 class fee will be collected on the first day of class for those who do not plan to work for Juneau Pools.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 15 years of age on or before the last scheduled day of the course.
  • Successfully complete the pre-course session which includes:
    • 300 yard continuous swim (front crawl/breast stroke)
      • must be able to demonstrate proper breath control
      • must be able to swim with face in the water
      • goggles are okay for this skill assessment
    • Treading water for two minutes with hands under armpits- no goggles allowed
    • Retrieval of a brick from 10 foot depth within 1 minute 40 seconds – no goggles allowed

The pre-course session must be completed prior to the first day of instruction. Please contact Seth Cayce at seth.cayce@juneau.gov to schedule the pre-course.

This course will be conducted as BLENDED LEARNING which requires an online module prior to in-class sessions. All online material must be completed and a printed course completion certificate provided to the instructor before participation in the in-person skill sessions.

Attendance at all in-class sessions is mandatory. No make-up classes will be scheduled. No refunds will be issued for missed class times.

First Aid | CPR | AED Certification Courses

Location: Dimond Park Aquatic Center – 3045 Dimond Park Loop, Juneau, AK 99801

Course Cost: $150 (Class time + Certification)

Add-on Fees (Optional): Materials Fee- $25

Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross certification which covers First Aid/CPR and AED, valid for 2 years.

Certification courses which take place on one day will last 6-7 hours. A 30 minute lunch break will take place mid-way through the day.

Upcoming Sessions:

There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check back for future offerings.

To Register:

  • ONLINE
  • In-person at either Augustus Brown Pool or Dimond Park Aquatic Center  – though course will take place at Dimond Park Aquatic Center

*Do you have a group of 5 or more to be First Aid/CPR/AED certified and the currently scheduled classes do not fit into your schedule?*

Organized groups may schedule a privately held course at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on a day which works best for them!

Private Course Information/Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 participants paid to confirm a course date/time
  • Must allow for a minimum of 7 hours class time
  • Must be scheduled a minimum of 3 weeks in advance
  • Regular course fees apply

Contact Dimond Park Aquatic Center at 907-586-0839 or email us at Aquatics@Juneau.gov

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 16 years old by the last day of the course.
  • Pass pre-course swim test (outlined below)

Pre-course Swim Test (Required for all Participants):

  • 25 yards of: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, Elementary Backstroke
  • 15 yards of: Butterfly
  • Maintain position on back in deep water for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Pre-course will be held at Dimond Park Aquatic Center on first day of course administered by the Water Safety Instructor Trainer.

If you would like an assessment or feedback from an on-staff trained WSI/Lifeguard Instructor on your skills, please email aquatics@juneau.gov to schedule an appointment.

Cost: $200

Dates and Times: No currently scheduled classes

Registration: No currently scheduled classes

Please contact Dimond Park Aquatic Center at 907-586-0839

Water Safety Instructor Aid Course

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be 13 years old by the last day of the course.
  • Pass pre-course swim test (outlined below)

Pre-course Swim Test (Required for all Participants):

  • 25 yards of: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, Elementary Backstroke
  • 15 yards of: Butterfly
  • Maintain position on back in deep water for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Call to schedule a pre-course time before the start date of the course.

Pre-course will be held at Dimond Park Aquatic Center (907.586.0839).

Cost: $60.00 with optional $75 materials

Dates and Times: None Currently Scheduled