American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Course


The cost for the course is
$275 for both returning and new IPM lifeguard candidates
For all other lifeguards the course costs

***Payments must be paid in full prior to the start of the class. Checks payable to “Imperial Pool Management Inc.”***

Blended Learning Course Description:

The Blended Learning course is a hybrid course composed of an online portion and one practical pool-skills session or “Test Day.” The online portion covers traditional classroom learning in 7 modules. American Red Cross suggests the online course takes approximately 7hrs to complete however previous students averaged 5hrs. The direct link will be emailed to you promptly after you register for your Test Day.

Test Day covers lifeguard prerequisites, Entries and Approaches, Water Skills (Part 1 & 2), Head, Neck, and Spinal Injuries, Extractions at High Pool Edge, Spinal Back boarding, a timed final Scenario, practical CPR session and the written final (multiple choice).

To PASS and become certified you must be at least 15 years of age by the end of the course, you must have completed the online portion prior to the “TEST DAY,” be present and participate 100% of the time, demonstrate proficiency in all required skills, successfully complete the final skill scenarios and pass the written exam with a minimum grade of 80% on each section. It is your responsibility to read the online manual and study for the final exam. Failure to successfully complete any portion of the course would require you to take the entire course over again to be eligible for certification.

Lifeguard/First AID/CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years.

No Refunds will be given upon failure of this course***

Course Prerequisites:

Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

You must have the online course material completed before attending your Test Day.

Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. (Goggles may be used)

Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. (Goggles may NOT be used)

Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs.

Failure of these prerequisites will result in only a 75% refund of original payment ***

Please practice the 300 yard swim (12 pool lengths) before you test, especially if you are unsure about your skills.

Course Materials Include:

CPR Mask

Multiple sets of Gloves

Certification Cards


Students will be given a course manual for the duration of the class, and will have to return it at the end of the class. If the student wished to keep the manual he will be charged an additional $38.00. Digital Copies of the student manual is also available on the American Red Cross Website

What to Bring: ID with proof of age, a pencil/pen, and meal. Participants in classes that require pool work should also bring
a swimsuit, a towel, warm up clothes, and goggles.

*** Food accommodations are not available on site***

Course Dates