Carpinteria Community Pool
Carpinteria Community Pool

Lifeguard Certification 

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training At the
Carpinteria Community                  Pool 


You must register in the pool office on or before Thursday May 17, 2018

Payment must be received at time of enrollment

All online Lessons must be completed prior to the start to class



Cost: $ 150.00 + $35.00 Certificate Fee (certificate fee charged at the time of online registration) per student.


 Lifeguard Training includes CPR for the professional Rescuer / AED and First Aid .  This is a blended learning class with an e-learning component, so students must have a computer and internet access available. In person skill sessions are combined with eLearning and students must come to the skill sessions fully prepared having completed the online material.


Students must possess the Lifeguard Manual (Free electronic version available for download online at and also possess a whistle and pocket mask (available for purchase at the pool)


In Person Skill Sessions:


Pre-Course:                             Friday, May 18           6pm-7pm

Lessons 1-4:                             Saturday, May 19th   9am-6pm

Lessons 5-9:                              Sunday, May 20th    9am-6pm

Lesson 1  Test-Out:             Saturday, May 26th,      10am-2pm



Objective: To provide entry level lifeguard students with knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies and provide care for injuries and sudden illness until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over.


Pre-requisite: Must be at least 15 yrs. old to participate. Swim 300 yards (12 laps) continuously using these strokes in the following order:


1. 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing propellant kick

2. 100 yards of breast stroke using a pull, breath and glide sequence

3. 100 yards of either front crawl or breast stroke (May be a combination of both)

4.  Must be able to dive 7 feet and retrieve 10 lb. brick, swim 20 yds. and exit pool

5. 2 Minute tread using legs only (hands out of the water or under the armpits) 


 Contact Tamara at the pool at (805) 566-2417

or email or for more information.

CPR for the Professional Rescuer


American Red Cross Authorized Provider:

  • CPR for the Profesional /Health Care Provider
  • Lifeguarding
  • Reviews also available

Have questions about our classes?

We're happy to address all of your questions. Call us at (805) 566-2417



Any Questions?

Contact us directly:

Pool Phone (805) 566-2417



Matt Organista 

Aquatics Program Coordinator


Tamara Cloud

Pool Superintendent

Or use our contact form.

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