Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard training is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.

  • Participant must attend all classes to be certified.
  • Must be at least 15 years old to take the course.
  • Must be 16 to lifeguard in Jefferson County.
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards.
  • Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes
  • Must be able to retrieve a brick in the deep end of pool and swim it 15 yards to shallow end.

Classes at The J 2019-2020:

November 5, 7, 12 and 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
November 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.

Winter break:
December 28 and 30 from 12 to 6 p.m.
January 2, 3 and 4 from 12 to 6 p.m.

February 13 – 17 from 12 to 6 p.m.

April 12,14, 21 and 23 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
April 18 from 12 to 6 p.m.

May 5, 7, 12, and 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
May 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.

To register, call Johnny Kimberlin 1at 502-238-2742.