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Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)

4 Day Course

The purpose of the Lifeguard Instructor Course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Blood borne Pathogens Training Courses and/or Modules.


This is a Blended Learning Course with online coursework, classroom and in-water skills tests. The 7 hour online portion of this course must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Team of Lifeguards


  • Participants must be at least 17 years old
  • Must possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
  • Complete Red Cross 7 Hour Online Coursework, must print out verification of completion and bring to the first day of in-class session
  • Red Cross Fee of $36 for the Lifeguard Instructor Certification

California: Class Details & Registration

San Diego County Lifeguard Instructor Courses (LGI)
San Francisco Bay Area Lifeguard Instructor Courses (LGI)

Nevada: Class Details & Registration

Las Vegas Lifeguard Instructor Courses (LGI)

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Certification Requirements
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