Lifeguard Courses - Future dates TBD

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Sedona Community Pool, 570 Posse Ground Road, Sedona Az 86336

The Sedona Community Pool is a Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI) and StarGuard Elite Training Center.LG  Through SAI/SGE our facility has received professional development training to offer training programs for lifeguards, swim instructors and public water safety classes. All courses are conducted at the Sedona Community Pool, 570 Posse Ground Road, behind West Sedona School.

  • Registration is required. 
  • Deadline to register is by 6 p.m., 10 business days prior to course start date.
  • Attendance to all class dates in course is mandatory.
  • No refunds or make-up classes.

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StarGuard Lifeguard Training - $95/Participant

The StarGuard Elite Training course is offered to those interested in becoming a certified lifeguard.  This course will certify the participant in StarGuard Lifeguard Training and American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Basic First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional.  Participants will receive a StarGuard Lifeguard training manual, personal mask kit and whistle and lanyard.

The StarGuard courses are blended-learning and require participants to complete approximately 8 hours of online training prior to the first day of class.

Multiple course dates offered:

  •  Course #1: TBD, 9am-6pm, 2 day class
  • Course #2: TBD, 9am-6pm, 2 day class
  • Course #3: TBD, 4pm-7pm, 5 day class
  • Note: A minimum of 3 participants is required for each course to be conducted.
Course requirements:

  • Must be 15 years old by the last day of course taken
  • Ability to swim 100 yds. head up non-stop (50 yds. with guard tube)
  • Ability to retrieve a 10 lb. weight from a maximum depth of 7’ water
  • Ability to tread water for one minute without using hands
  • Completion of online training prior to first day of class
  • Attend all class dates in course

Upon registration, participant will receive Participant Letter outlining what to expect/bring to class, workbook and instructions on how to complete the online training.


Crossover Certification and/or Re-certification Course for Returning Staff

If hired for the 2020 season, returning staff and new hires who hold a nationally recognized certification other than StarGuard Elite, will need to attend one of the following blended-learning trainings.  This requires participants to complete approximately 8 hours of online training prior to the first day of class.  This course is for 2020 pool staff only and there is no charge to attend.   If staff member is unsuccessful at attaining certification, staff member will be responsible to cover the costs to re-take a course.

Multiple course dates offered:

  • Course #1:  TBD, 9am-5:30pm
  • Course #2:  TBD, 9am-5:30pm

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