American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Logo2021 Blended Learning Course

This course covers the following: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard. This is a blended learning course, with the candidates using online learning and test-taking to accent classroom skills. Access to the internet and a printer a required for this course.

Proof of age in form of a driver’s license, birth certificate or passport must be presented at the pre-test!

Registration takes place in person at the front desk of Mount Fitness.


Monday, April 12, 2021, 5 – 7 PM, Mount Fitness Pool

Students who do not pass the pre-test will not be permitted to enroll in the course.

Pre-Test Requirements

  • Skill 1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, front crawl/breaststroke
  • Skill 2. Treading water using only your legs (hands placed under armpits)
  • Skill 3. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, using a head or feet first surface dive, dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound brick, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point while holding the object with both hands, and exit the water to a standing position without a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Goggles may be used for skill 1, but NOT for 2 or 3

Course Information

Students must attend ALL classes and complete online work in-between classroom sessions.

Dates & Times

Monday April 19 10 am – 2 pm
Tuesday April 20 10 am – 2 pm
Wednesday April 21 10 am – 2 pm
Thursday April 22 10 am – 2 pm
Friday April 23 10 am – 2 pm

Location: Mount Fitness Center, 444 Green Street, Gardner MA 01440

Fees: $300 – Payable to MWCC at the time of registration and submission of the registration form.

Cancellation: If the student withdraws before April 19th a $50 non-refundable fee will be applied. If the student withdraws on or after April 19th a $100 non-refundable fee will be applied.


  • There is a 10 participant maximum for this course and a 6 participant minimum
  • Punctual attendance is required AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!
  • The registration deadline is April 12th. 2021

For more information, contact Jacque Renwick @978-630-9354 or

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