Lifeguarding Training Program

American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training Program

Get the training you need to become a Lifeguard. Classes are available for youth 15 & over.
2021 Classes
Interested participants may enroll for classes being offered at the Adams Street R-Center, 85 Adams St. on the following dates and times:

Lifeguard Course #2 (2 Weeks Accelerated)

May 3rd - May 15th, 2021

 Pre-Test May 3rd-7th 5:30-7:30 p.m.  If you pass you will receive e-mail May 8th).

 (Call  428-7456 to make your 1 hour test in pool)

 Limit 6 per hour


 May 8th-11th,2021

 On-Line Course Work (If you passes Pre-Test)

 May 12th-14th 

 Skills Test

 Weds.-Friday, 7 - 9:30 p.m.

May 15th(Saturday) 

 Skills and Multiple Choice Test 10am-1pm

Registration Fees

City students … Free*

Non - city students … $75

Adults … $125 

Re-certification Course for Lifeguards 

May 18th - 20th,2021 (City of Rochester Employee Returning Lifeguards).  

Tues. Weds & Thurs., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Must complete on-line coursework by May 16th and confirm by e-mailing participation by May 1st;  and 

May 25th - 27th,2021(Non-City Employees and returning City Employees).

Tues., Wed. & Thurs., 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Registration Fees

CPR Recertification...$25


Accelerated Lifeguard Course #2

Pretest week:  June 1st,2nd,3rd and 4th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

On-Line Coursework:  June 5th(MUST be completed by June 8th).

In Person Skills:  June 9th,10th,11th from 7-9:30 p.m.(Dryland from 7-8/Water 8-9:30 pm)

Test:  June 12th 10am-1 p.m.


To register and pay online click here 

Classes are held at Adams Street Pool, 85 Adams St. For more information, visit

For registration information, call 428-7456