Lifeguard Certification Registration

March 15, 2021
Parks & Recreation: Aquatics
Adam Butler - 270-393-3606
Bowling Green, KY
Lifeguard Certification Registration

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is taking registration online at for Lifeguard Certification Class. Participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Professional Rescue. For more information, please contact 270-393-3549.

Lifeguard Certification Course

Registration is online at 

Training Includes: Standard First Aid, CPR for Professional Rescuer and Lifeguard Training. 

Participants must:

  • Be 15 years old by last day of class
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound object from 10 feet deep, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water within 1:40.

*Session I:  April 23-25 *weather permitting*

*Session II:  April 30-May 2

*Session III:  May 7-9

*Session IV:  May 14-16

Times: Fridays: 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Saturdays: 10:00 am-4:00 pm & Sundays 1:00 pm-6:00 pm.  The participant must attend the entire weekend class.              

Location: Russell Sims Aquatic Center (Preston Miller Park) , 2303 Tomblinson Way

Fee:  $200 *Pre-registration is required-class includes online component that must be reviewed prior to class dates.

Class fees are waived for waterpark employees. To apply for a waterpark position, please go

to or contact 270-393-3549 for more information.




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