Certification Classes


course #5300

Description: Become certified to teach the American Red Cross Swim Lessons.

Age Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years of age before the final scheduled session (proof required).

Skill Prerequisites: Must demonstrate the following skills according to the Stroke Performance Charts. Level 4: 25 yards front crawl, 25 yards back crawl, 25 yards breaststroke, 25 yards elementary backstroke, 25 yards sidestroke, 15 yards butterfly, tread water for 1 minute, maintain position on back 1 minute in deep water.

Students must complete the online portion of the course as well as participating in ALL Classroom, Water Skills Sessions. Once registered, information for accessing the online course will be emailed to the student.

There is an additional fee of $35 paid directly to the Red Cross for the online training.

Location: Safari Island Community Center

Friday May 19th - 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday May 20th - 8:30am – 6:30pm

Sunday May 21st - 8:30am – 7:30pm


Course #5264

This class will teach the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, primarily at pools. American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training includes certification in Lifeguard Training and First Aid valid for 2 years, & CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer valid for 2 years.

Maximum of 10 participants. *Lifeguards must be 16 years old to work at Safari Island.

Snorkeling and Scuba

Junior SNORKELERS • Ages 8-14 

A 1.5 hour class tailored for the youngsters. Underwater games and experienced instructors make this a wonderful underwater experience. Parents are welcome to assist their child in the water. All equipment is provided.

Course #5272: Sunday April 16th 1pm - 2:30pm

Cost: Member $25
Non-Member $35
*Cost is price PER course

SCUBA DIVING • Ages 8 and up

Have you ever wondered what scuba diving is like? If so, get an introduction into scuba diving in the comfort of the Safari Island pool and experience the joy of scuba diving. A certified scuba instructor from Sea Ya Diving will be with you in the pool during the program and you will get the opportunity to use scuba gear and learn some basic scuba skills. All equipment is provided. A medical form and liability release will be required. Please indicate shoe size and weight when registering.

Course # 5274 Sunday March 16th 2:45pm - 4:15pm

Cost: Member $50
Non-Member $60
*Cost is price PER course

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