American Red Cross Lifeguard With Waterfront Review Course

The American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard With Waterfront Review Course is the course guards need to take to maintain their Lifeguard and Waterfront certifications. This course takes lifeguards through an abbreviated course to review material and introduce new course material.

This certification is a nationally recognized course allowing successful participants to lifeguard at pools and still bodies of water.

Typical course details: While each course may vary, most of our courses follow the following details.

  • Each course is classroom only, there are no blended learning options
  • In person training is scheduled for at least 14 hours
  • Courses begin with the pre-course (included within the course time)

General schedule: Most courses are taught in two days.

  • Before lunch day 1 – Pre-course skills test, entries, approaches, victim recognition, assisting distressed swimmers, rescuing an active drowning victim, rescuing a passive drowning victim,
  • After lunch – Performing a primary assessment and treating breathing emergencies, treating cardiac emergencies, first aid, rescuing a spinal victim, what
    to do when things don’t go as practiced, CPR/AED and lifeguard written exams and
    practical skills testing
  • Day 2 – Waterfront skills review
  • **Please note that is a general outline, sessions will be adapted based on course schedule

To participate and pass the course: Participants must meet a variety of criteria to participate and pass the course successfully.

  • Must be able to attend scheduled class time
  • ARC Lifeguard certification must be current or within 30 days of expiration
  • ARC Waterfront certification must be current or within 30 days of expiration
  • Must be able to successfully pass the precourse skills test
  • Pass 2 written exams with 80% or better
  • Pass scenario based skills test

May 26-27
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
May 26- 9:00-7:30pm
May 27- 12:00-6:00pm
Where:
Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road
Commack NY 11725

June 9-10
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
June 9- 9:00-7:30pm
June 10– 4:00-10:00pm

Where:
Lake Rickabear
414 Kinnelon Ave
Kinnelon NJ 07405

June 9-10
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
June 9- 9:00-7:30pm
June 10- 4:00-10:00pm
Where:
Spring Lake Day Camp
234 Conklintown Road
Ringwood NJ 07456
 

June 16-17
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
June 16- 9:00-7:30pm
June 17– 4:00-10:00pm

Where:
Lake Rickabear
414 Kinnelon Ave
Kinnelon NJ 07405

June 23-24
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
June 23- 7:30-6:00pm
June 24- 4:00-10:00pm 
Where:
Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road
Commack NY 11725 

July 6-7
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
July 6- 9:00-7:30pm
July 7– 12:00-6:00pm

Where:
Driftwood Day Camp
331 Mt. Misery Road
Melville, NY 11747

August 25-26
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
August 25- 9:00-7:30pm
August 26– 4:00-10:00pm

Where:
Lake Rickabear
414 Kinnelon Ave
Kinnelon NJ 07405

June 23-24
Lifeguard with Waterfront Review Course

When:
September 1 – 8:00-6:00pm
September 2 – 12:00-6:00pm 
Where:
Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road
Commack NY 11725