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There is a minimum of 4 registrants required to open a session.
For more information please contact Andrea Cosio, the Aquatics Director at 858.362.1126 or email:

Download forms for Lifeguard Certification or register online below

Download forms for Lifeguard Recertification or register online below

Lifeguard Recertification

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification course is a lifeguard training refresher course, for individuals who are currently certified through the American Red Cross and do not want their certifications to expire. The Lifeguard Recertification course includes the following certifications: Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CRR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.

Lifeguard Recert.: May 6-7 Price: $200;  JCC Member Price: $160 Add to Cart

Jr. Lifeguard Prep Academy

Jr. Lifeguard Prep Academy
Ages 7-18
The Jr. Lifeguard Prep Academy is designed to help your child reach their goal of becoming a San Diego county Jr Lifeguard by preparing them for the Jr. Guard tryout Encinitas beach lifeguard and longtime competitive swimmer Sydney Hammerness will work to develop proper stroke technique and endurance utilizing drills both in and out of the pool.

  • Participants are expected to be able to swim 2 lengths of the pool freestyle without assistance on the first day.

Session 1 (Sundays 12:00-1:00pm): February 26, March 5, 19, & 26
Session 2 (Sundays 12:00-1:00pm): April 2, 9, 23, & 30
Session 3: (Sundays 12:00-1:00pm): May 7, 14, 21, 28

Things to bring to class:
Tennis Shoes
Water Bottle

Per Session Price: $160; JCC Member $130

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Session 3: Jr Lifeguard Acad Price: $160;  JCC Member Price: $130 Add to Cart

Babysitters Training Courses

American Red Cross Babysitting Training Course

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
(Click the "Buy Now" button for the date you desire to attend)
Where: Lawrence Family JCC
Provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowedge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants develop leadership skills, keep themselves and others safe, help children behave and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Students need to bring a sack lunch to class.

Babysitters Training: May 16 Price: $65;  JCC Member Price: $50 Add to Cart

Babysitters Training: Nov. 8 Price: $65;  JCC Member Price: $50 Add to Cart

Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED

The Adult and Pediatric SPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED valid for two years.

CPR/AED: May 23, 2017 Price: $65;  JCC Member Price: $50 Add to Cart

Lifeguard Blended Learning

Lifeguard Blended Learning Training Course
  1. Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  2. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
  • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with 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 emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This class is offered both online and with instructor-led skill sessions.

Certification Requirements:
Attend all class sessions, successfully perform all required skills, successfully complete three final skill scenarios; and pass the written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent or better on each section. Certification Validity: Certification Validity- Lifeguard Training/First Aid/ CPR/AED -2 year.
Important Notes:
  • You will receive an email with the online session link once the class is available.
  • Must complete the online portion of the class prior to the first day of the course.
  • Please bring your certificate of achievement with you to the first day of the course to be guaranteed a spot in the course.
  • Lifeguard Blended: Nov 18-19 Price: $275;  JCC Member Price: $220 Add to Cart

    Lifeguard Blended: Dec 16-17 Price: $275;  JCC Member Price: $220 Add to Cart