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Lifeguard Certification

UT Dallas is proud to offer American Red Cross Certification Courses. To register or for more information, visit the University Recreation front control desk at the Activity Center, or call at 972-883-2090. Please note that all dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Pre-registration is required for all certification courses. Enroll online »


CPR/AED Certification (for the workplace)

AC Members Non-AC Members
$60 $80

Date (choose 1 day) Location Time
Friday September 22nd MP-Green 10am - 12pm
Tuesday October 17th Athletics Conference Room 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday November 29th Athletics Conference Room 12pm - 2pm

Lifeguard Certification

Session Times Prices
Class I
$200 (members)
$220 (non-members)
October 5th 6pm - 9pm
October 6th 4pm - 10pm
October 7th 9am - 6pm
October 8th 12pm - 6pm
If you are 15 or older and looking for a great summer job or a challenging career that's in demand, the American Red Cross lifeguard program is a great place to start. This course certifies you to lifeguard almost anywhere in the country and teaches you many useful rescue skills, both on water and on land. You must attend all dates in the session to complete the course. Pre-Requisites: Swim 300 yards continuous, brick pull in under 1:40; 2 minute tread with no hands. Registration closes the Wednesday before the session begins.

Lifeguard Challenge (re-certification)

Dates Times Prices
September 16th 12pm - 4pm $95 (members)
$115 (non-members)
Do you know your stuff? Come renew your lifeguard certification without having to retake the whole course! In the lifeguard challenge course you will be tested over all the necessary life-saving skills taught in the official Red Cross lifeguarding course. These include, but are not limited to: CPR/AED skills, water rescue skills, spinal injury treatment and first aid. You must have a prior lifeguard certification to take this course. For more information on dates and times, please contact UTD Aquatics

Bloodborne Pathogens

AC Members Non-AC Members
$30 $40

Date (choose 1 day) Location Time
Friday September 22nd MP-Green 12pm - 12:30pm
Tuesday October 17th Athletics Conference Room 8pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday November 29th Athletics Conference Room 2pm - 2:30pm

First Aid Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$60 $80

Date (choose 1 day) Location Time
Friday September 29th
MP-Green
10am - 12pm
Tuesday October 24th Athletics Conference Room 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday November 15th Athletics Conference Room 12p - 2pm

WSI Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$200 $220

Date Time
October 6-8th & 14-15th Fridays 6-9pm
Saturdays 9am - 6pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm

Location

Activity Center Natatorium
Activity Center Mezzanine
*Must attend all dates

For more information, please contact UTD Aquatics