American Red Cross LGI/IT Review Course

The American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review is the required course for Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers needed to recertify.

During this course, Lifeguarding Instructors and Instructor Trainers will participate in an in-water practice and polish skills session with their peers and a classroom-based review of Red Cross administrative policies and procedures.

Lifeguarding Instructors and ITs may also choose to attend a brief “test out” session following this course to gain a basic-level Lifeguarding certification.

Course records for the basic-level Lifeguarding certification should be submitted electronically, as a separate course record at

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

  • Must have a current Lifeguarding Instructor or Instructor Trainer certification
  • Must be able to attend all class time
  • Must pass multiple choice written exam with 80% or better
  • Must demonstrate instructor level proficiency with lifeguard skills

General schedule: Most courses are taught in one day for 7 hours.

  • Before pool – verify instructor certifications, review American Red Cross administrative policies, general question and answer time
  • In the pool – review the base level lifeguarding skills to meet American Red Cross standards

September 21
LGI/IT Recertification

September 21 – 8:00-4:00pm
Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road
Commack NY 11725