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Lifeguard Instructor

Lifeguard Instructor Courses

Club BYLG offers group training for individuals aiming to become American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructors.  Host facilities may contact Backyard Lifeguards to set up a full 24-hour course.

In-Person LGI Review Courses

Any current Lifeguarding Instructor wishing to maintain LGI certification must complete BOTH an online update and an in-person LGI Review course every two years.  More detailed requirements for LGIs can be found on American Red Cross Instructor’s Corner.

All candidates that successfully demonstrate American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills to the objective will be issued a Lifeguarding certificate valid for two years.  All candidates that successfully demonstrate American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills to the standard will be issued both a Lifeguarding certificate and a Lifeguarding Instructor certificate valid for two years.

All candidates must bring to class:

  • Copy of current Lifeguard and Instructor certificates
  • Verification of completion of the online LGI Review course
  • Hard copy of 2017 LGI manual
  • Completed Written Tests – Lifeguard and CPR test as well as any other modules needed to renew certification
  • Adult & Infant CPR mask and practice valve – Any candidate will be unable to complete the review course without his/her own pocket mask and valve.  Masks will be available for purchase for $15 at the course location.
  • Swimsuit, towel, and goggles – (Females, please wear one-piece suits only)
  • Snacks and water bottle – Some facilities may not have vending machines

Additional Information and Registration:

  • Course fee $75
  • Minimum class size 4 participants; maximum 8 per Instructor Trainer *
    * Backyard Lifeguards reserves the right to cancel courses with fewer than 4 participants.  
  • Candidates must make online payment at least one week prior to course date in order to secure registration.
  • Registered participants will receive a link to an online waiver to be completed prior to the first class session.

Scheduled Course Dates, Times, and Locations:

Saturday, November 25, 2017 / 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Creve Coeur, MO
CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Saturday, December 09, 2017 / 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Creve Coeur, MO
REGISTER HERE - You will be re-directed to a secure online payment site.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 / 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sedalia Middle School – Sedalia, MO
REGISTER HERE - You will be re-directed to a secure online payment site.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 / 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Centre of Rolla – Rolla, MO
REGISTER HERE - You will be re-directed to a secure online payment site.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 / 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Washington University Athletic Complex – University City, MO
REGISTER HERE - You will be re-directed to a secure online payment site.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 / 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Creve Coeur, MO
REGISTER HERE - You will be re-directed to a secure online payment site.

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