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Lifeguard Training

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Lifeguard Training Candidates successfully completing the course will receive American Red Cross certification for Lifeguarding for CA with Bundle 5.





Candidates participating in the FRRPD certification class must:

  1. Be at least 16 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
  2. Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:


COVID-19  FRRPD is not currently offering Lifeguard Training.  Please check back regularly for updates.  FRRPD continues to work with Butte County leaders to determine what facilities will re-open and which programs will be offered to the public. Although a definitive timeline has not yet been determined, staff continues to plan and prepare to have these measures in place, so that we may return to safely providing services for our community. 


Candidates must attend all sessions to be eligible for certification.


REVIEW COURSE  (Note: The Review Course does NOT include Title 22)                                               To be eligible for review, candidates must possess current certificate.


Full Course:        $235.00

Review Course: $160.00


Successful completion of the course in no way guarantees employment with Feather River Recreation & Park District