Registration Open for Lifeguard Certification Course

January 19, 2017

Registration is now open for a Lifeguard Certification Course being offered by the Recreation and Parks Department over spring break.

The course will be held Monday, March 20, through Friday, March 24, at the Civic Center’s indoor pool facility. The class begins at 10 a.m. each day and is scheduled to run until 2:30 p.m.

There are some pre-requisites for the course. Registrants must be at least 15 years old and be able to pass the pre-swim test for admission. The test will be held on the first day of class.

The cost of the course is $135, plus a $35 fee that will be paid online to the American Red Cross. People who do not reside in Oak Ridge can sign up, but they must pay an additional $10 fee. There is limited space available. The deadline for registration is Monday, March 13.

Attendees should remember to bring lunch, a snack and a drink. Those interested in signing up can register in person at the Civic Center’s front desk or by calling (865) 425-3450.

If you’d like more information about this course or any other aquatic programs offered through the Recreation and Parks Department, please contact Vonda Wooten at