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Certifications

Lifeguard Certification
(Ages 15 & Up)
Certified Trainers will teach you the necessary Lifeguarding techniques using American Red Cross materials. Class will include certifications in  Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials and Preventing Disease Transmission. Students must attend all classes and pass written and practical exams to receive certification.  Students will be provided with CPR masks. Must have a valid Recreation membership to register. Registration is non-refundable as space is limited and participants cannot switch class dates.
Cost: $200.00

  • Mar 16-18, 8a-4p
  • Apr 3-5, Fri- 4-8p,  Sat & Sun 8a-5p
  • Apr 24-26, Fri- 4-8p, Sat & Sun 8a-5p
Apply today for a Lifeguard Scholarship

Junior Lifeguard
(Ages 12-15)
Develop skills to become a lifeguard, including in-water rescues, use of a rescue tube, first aid and more. Upon completion, students will receive an aquatic safety certification and will be eligible for volunteer and community service opportunities with the City of Largo.
Cost: $75/$150

  • Mar 19-20 Thu-Fri 9a-2p
  • Apr 17-18 Fri-Sat Fri: 5:30-8:30p, Sat: 8a-5p
Apply today for a Lifeguard Scholarship

Basic Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
(Age 16 & Up)
Certified trainers will instruct students in various methods of teaching all levels of swimming using American Red Cross techniques. Class includes a two-year certification. A minimum of six students required. To receive certification students must attend all classes, pass a written exam, meet Level 4 Red Cross swim ability on front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly plus turn in all required work. Must have a Largo Recreation card.
Cost: $260.00

  • May 8-10 Fri 4-9p, Sat & Sun 8a-5p
Apply today for a Lifeguard Scholarship