A child participates in “Water: The Blue Blanket” exercises at the Valley Park Safety Fair

Educational Programs & Safety Training

Schools and businesses can engage Backyard Lifeguards for a variety of wet or dry water safety presentations or training courses.  Programs are conducted at your site and customized for the age and interests of each audience.  Topics include drowning prevention, helping others, pool party planning, host liability, and more.

Aquatic courses are available year-round.  Non-aquatic courses are available from September through November and from January through April. Lists of programs and skill training sessions can be found by clicking on each of the organization tabs below.

Educational Programs

Schedule an information session, presentation, or safety training class for your home, school, or business.

American Red Cross

We are authorized to teach American Red Cross training programs, including First Aid, CPR, Babysitting, and more.

Boy Scouts of America

Our staff can assist boys of varied scout levels prepare for camp and make progress toward their merit badges.

Girl Scouts USA

Girl scouts from Brownies to Cadettes can make progress toward their patches in select programs.