Certification Courses

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
Tuesday, Feb. 5
Athletics Conference Room
6pm - 8pm
Wednesday Mar. 6
Athletics Conference Room
10am - 12pm
Friday Apr. 12
Athletics Conference Room
Noon - 2pm

Lifeguard Certification

Session Times Prices
Class I
$200 (members)
$220 (non-members)
Wednesday Mar. 13 4pm - 6pm
Thursday Mar. 14 Noon - 8pm
Friday Mar. 15 Noon - 8pm
Saturday Mar. 16 Noon - 6pm
Class II
Wednesday Apr. 17 4pm - 6pm
Thursday Apr. 18 Noon - 8pm
Friday Apr. 19 Noon - 8pm
Saturday Apr. 20 Noon - 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
Saturday Mar. 30 12pm - 4pm $95 (members)
$115 (non-members)
Saturday Apr. 13 12pm - 4pm
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
Tuesday, Feb. 5
Athletics Conference Room
8pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday Mar. 6
Athletics Conference Room
12pm - 12:30pm
Friday Apr. 19
Athletics Conference Room
2pm - 2:30pm

First Aid Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$60 $80

Date (choose 1 day) Location Time
Tuesday Feb. 12
Athletics Conference Room
6pm - 8pm
Wednesday Mar. 13
Athletics Conference Room
10am - 12pm
Friday Apr. 12
Athletics Conference Room
Noon - 2pm

WSI Certification

AC Members Non-AC Members
$200 $220

Session Date Time
I TBD Fridays 6-9pm
Saturdays 9am - 6pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm
II TBD

Location

Activity Center Natatorium
Activity Center Mezzanine
*Must attend all dates

For more information, please contact UTD Aquatics

Wilderness First Aid

Session Dates Times Prices
I Mar. 8th - 10th Fri 4-8pm; Sat-Sun Noon-8pm $115 (members)
$135 (non-members)
II Apr. 12th - 14th Fri 4-8p; Sat-Sun Noon-8pm
Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification. 2 year certification.
For more information on dates and times, please contact UTD Aquatics