Oak Ridge Recreation & Parks

Lifeguard Training


Lifeguard Classes are offered at the Oak Ridge Civic Center at various times throughout the year. The fee is $140.00. Successful completion of the class will provide the student with Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid certification.  Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Students must be 15 years old. Prerequisites include a 300 yard continuous swim using the front crawl and breaststroke with rhythmic breathing and a timed 20 yard swim and recovery of a 10 pound weight as well as two minutes of treading water using legs only. It is highly recommended to practice in advance for the pre-requisite swim test.   Class size is limited.

For more information, call 425-3450 or email:  vwooten@oakridgetn.gov

Session 1:  This class is now Full (waiting list started)

Dates:  March 15-19 (Mon-Fri)

Times:  10:00am-2:00pm

Fee:  $140.00 + Red Cross online fee

Session 2:  This class is now Full (waiting list started)

Dates/times:  April 7 & 9 (5pm-8pm)

April 10 & 11 (12pm-3pm)

Fee: $140.00 + Red Cross online fee

Session 3: Registration now OPEN

Dates/times:  May 3, 5, & 7 (5pm-8pm)

     May 8 (12-5)

Fee: $140.00 + Red Cross online fee

COVID precautions: Temp checks performed at the beginning of each class. Masks must be worn in the classroom/building. No manikin sharing and special pre-cautions will be taken during water rescues.

*This class is a blended learning class.  Students must have access to internet and working email to watch videos in preparation for each class.  A deep link will be sent via email to register for videos after registration.  The online fee is separate and cannot be refunded in the event the student cannot complete the class.

Below is registration information.  At this time, we are only able to take fees over the phone or in person at the Recreation/Civic Center.  (865)425-3450

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