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The Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) course trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross student-level courses including Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers. 


  • Instructor candidates must be at least 17 years of age by the course end date
  • Candidates must show American Red Cross lifeguarding certification and professional-rescuer CPR/AED certification, both of which must be current (not expired) as of the first day of the instructor course
  • Candidates must complete online pre-course homework (see below) prior to the first day of the course
  • Candidates must pass pre-course testing on skills and knowledge at the beginning of the instructor course
Pre-course Homework (Online)
The Lifeguarding Instructor course includes required online pre-course homework.

All class materials and supplies will be provided. Participants should bring: pencils, highlighters, one piece swimsuit, googles, and towel to each session.


Students/Members: $210
Non-Members: $220

Lifeguard Instructor Review courses available by request. To learn more email

Last Updated: 12/12/23