Texas Tech University

 

Aquatics

 

Lifeguard & Re-Certification Course

Texas Tech Aquatics offers the Red Cross Lifeguard course as well as the lifeguard review course to renew your lifeguard certification. Both are offered in two portions:
-Pre-Course
-LIfeguard Recert or Lifeguarding Class (Full)

The pre-course consists of: swim 300 yards without stopping using front crawl and breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and retrieve a 10-lb brick from minimum of 7 feet deep water and swim 20 yards with the weight, using legs only and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds. The cost of the pre-course is $15.00.

If you are looking for a lifeguard position, please let us know before signing up for the pre-course. Fill out the questionnaire under the employment tab of the University Recreation page.

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/urec/facilities/employment.php 

 

Lifeguarding Certification Classes

This course prepares candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to aquatic emergencies and prevent drowning and other incidents. After successful completion of the course, participants will receive the following certifications: Lifeguard Training (good for 2 years), First Aid (2 years), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for The Professional Rescuer (2 years) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (2 years).

Precourse will be held July 1st from 8-9pm. Class dates are: July 9th (6-9pm) and 10th and 11th (9am-5pm). 

Registration for Precourse opens June 14th. REGISTER HERE!

After successful completion of Pre-Course, you will register AT the precourse for your class. 

Lifeguard Review/Re-certification Course 

Lifeguard Recertification participants must provide proof of valid Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications and pass the pre-course.

Lifeguard Certifications Issued
After successful completion of the course, participants will receive the following certifications: Lifeguard Training (good for 2 years), First Aid (2 years), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for The Professional Rescuer (2 years) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (2 years).

 

Precourse will be held July 1st from 7-8pm. Class dates are: July 2nd (6-9pm) and 3rd (9am-5pm).

Registration for Precourse opens June 14th. REGISTER HERE!

After successful completion of Pre-Course, you will register AT the precourse for your class.