Lifeguard & Water Safety Instruction

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Training options feature two core courses—Lifeguarding and Shallow Water Lifeguarding (available in a blended learning format). Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate. Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course.




In addition to the pool side work the student will complete, the class also includes online coursework that must be completed by the student.




Must be 15 years of age by the conclusion of the class.

300 yard continuous swim using front crawl and backstroke.

Tread water by only using legs for 2 minutes.

Swim 20 yards, surface dive and retrieve a 10 pound object from a depth of 7 to 10 feet.

Return to surface and swim on back to the starting point.





Full Courses


Course #1:

Friday Oct 20th 3pm-8pm

Sat Oct 21st 9am-4pm

Sun Oct 22nd  9am-4pm


Course #2:

Friday Nov 10th 3pm-8pm

Sat Nov 11th 9am-4pm

Sun Nov 12th 9am-4pm


Review/Renewal Course

Course # 3:





For all fees and registration, please go to Fast Lane Swimming.





All activities are held at Beachwood High School,

25100 Fairmount Blvd, Beachwood, OH