Red Cross Training

The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center offers the following courses year-round: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED, and First Aid, and the following courses seasonally: Water Safety Instructor.

2020 dates are now available! Sign up today!

Red Cross Training Programs

The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center offers the following courses year-round: Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED, and First Aid, and the following courses seasonally: Water Safety Instructor

Lifeguard Training

This course will prepare students to be professional lifeguards, engage in injury prevention, provide patron supervision, understand emergency preparation, preform important rescue skills, learn what to do before providing care, treating breathing and cardiac emergencies, providing CPR and using an AED, providing First Aid, treating injuries to muscles, bones, and joints, and caring for head, neck and back injuries.

Upon course completion, students receive certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), AED (Automated External Defibrillator), First Aid and Preventing Disease Transmission.

Red Cross certified and experienced Instructors Mike Dowell and Karen Powers will teach the course. They teach courses for the RBAC (including the adult swim classes), and in addition, have provided Lifeguard Training and in-services for the cities of Glendale and Burbank. Between them, there are over 50 years of experience.

This course is open to all individuals 15 years and older. Participants must be 15 on or before the first class meeting. Attendance at all classes is required and no make-ups are offered. (Manuals not included with the fee paid.)

Don’t Forget:
● For the first class, all participants need to bring a suit, towel, goggles, and a notepad.
● For the 8 hour sessions, participants should bring a lunch.
● Upon passing the Red Cross mandated 300-yard continuous swim test and other pre-course requirements, participants will receive access to the online student textbook. Hardcopy textbooks are available for purchase in the RBAC Pro Shop.


2020 Course Dates:

Lifeguarding from 1/15/2020 to 1/29/2020
1/15/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/17/2020          Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/19/2020          Sunday              8:30 AM           4:30 PM
1/20/2020         Monday             6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/22/2020         Wednesday       6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/24/2020         Friday                 6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/26/2020         Sunday               8:30 AM           4:30 PM
1/27/2020         Monday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM
1/29/2020         Wednesday        6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Lifeguarding (with Waterfront & Title 22) from 1/31/2020 to 2/14/2020
1/31/2020          Friday                 6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/1/2020            Saturday            8:30 AM           4:30 PM
2/2/2020           Sunday               8:30 AM           4:30 PM
2/3/2020           Monday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/5/2020           Wednesday        6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/7/2020           Friday                 6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/8/2020          Saturday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
2/9/2020          Sunday                8:30 AM           4:30 PM
2/10/2020        Monday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/12/2020         Wednesday       6:30 PM           9:00 PM
2/14/2020         Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Lifeguarding (with Waterfront & Title 22) from 4/17/2020 to 5/1/2020

4/17/2020          Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/18/2020          Saturday           8:30 AM           4:30 PM
4/19/2020          Sunday              8:30 AM           4:30 PM
4/20/2020          Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/22/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/24/2020          Friday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/25/2020          Saturday          8:30 AM           4:30 PM
4/26/2020          Sunday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
4/27/2020          Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/29/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
5/1/2020             Friday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Lifeguarding from 5/27/2020 to 6/12/2020
5/27/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
5/31/2020           Sunday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
6/1/2020             Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
6/3/2020            Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
6/5/2020            Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
6/7/2020            Sunday              8:30 AM           4:30 PM
6/8/2020            Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
6/10/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
6/12/2020           Friday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Lifeguarding from 7/10/2020 to 7/24/2020
7/10/2020           Friday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM
7/12/2020           Sunday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
7/13/2020           Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
7/15/2020           Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
7/17/2020           Friday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM
7/19/2020           Sunday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
7/20/2020          Monday            6:30 PM            9:00 PM
7/22/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM            9:00 PM
7/24/2020          Friday               6:30 PM            9:00 PM

Lifeguarding from 8/7/2020 to 8/21/2020
8/7/2020            Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/9/2020            Sunday              8:30 AM           4:30 PM
8/10/2020          Monday             6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/12/2020          Wednesday       6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/14/2020          Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/16/2020          Sunday              8:30 AM           4:30 PM
8/17/2020          Monday             6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/19/2020          Wednesday       6:30 PM           9:00 PM
8/21/2020          Friday                 6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Lifeguarding from 9/11/2020 to 9/25/2020
9/11/2020          Friday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/13/2020          Sunday             8:30 AM           4:30 PM
9/14/2020          Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/16/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/18/2020          Friday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/20/2020          Sunday             8:30 AM          4:30 PM
9/21/2020          Monday            6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/23/2020          Wednesday      6:30 PM           9:00 PM
9/25/2020          Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Fees:

The lifeguard course fee is $300

The lifeguard course with Waterfront and Title 22 is $350

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WSI Course

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) – Participants enrolled in the WSI course will learn how to teach the various swim programs offered for both children and adults such as Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim Program, and more. The participants learn how to break down each of the swim strokes in order to understand how to develop that photographic eye, which is necessary to provide corrective feedback to their students.

In this process, the participants swimming proficiency improves as well. Developing comprehensive block plans, lesson plans, knowledge of all skills contained within each level, and understanding how to teach the information to their classes is emphasized in this course. This course is open to individuals 16 years and older and there will be a pre-course swim test on the first night to determine swimming proficiency.

Red Cross certified and experienced Instructors Mike Dowell and Karen Powers will teach the course. They teach courses for the RBAC (including the adult swim classes), and in addition, have provided Lifeguard Training and in-services for the RBAC. Between them, there are over 50 years of experience.


2020 Course Dates:

Water Safety Instructor from 3/20/2020 to 4/6/2020
3/20/2020         Friday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM
3/22/2020         Sunday               8:30 AM           4:30 PM
3/23/2020         Monday              6:30 PM           9:00 PM
3/27/2020         Friday                  6:30 PM           9:00 PM
3/29/2020         Sunday                8:30 AM           4:30 PM
3/30/2020         Monday               6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/3/2020           Friday                  6:30 PM           9:00 PM
4/5/2020           Sunday                8:30 AM           4:30 PM
4/6/2020          Monday                6:30 PM           9:00 PM

Fees:

WSI Course fee is $300

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CPR / AED

The CPR/AED – Adult and Child with CPR – Infant course is ideal for the general public, especially parents with young children, babysitters, caregivers or anybody else interested in knowing how to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing emergencies.

Topics covered include: precautions to follow before providing care, checking an injured or ill person, CPR and cardiac emergencies, use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and breathing emergencies.
Certifications are awarded to participants who demonstrate competency in skills scenarios and achieve a passing grade of 80% or higher on a written exam.

CPR Classes may be provided to private groups or organizations interested in CPR Certification. Contact Kandis Pulliam at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org for more information.

Fees:

This course is open to all individuals 8 years and older and the course fee is $75.00.

Signup:

This class can be scheduled for groups or organizations on an as needed basis. Contact Kandis Pulliam for more information at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org
Standard First Aid

This course is open to the general public and is ideal for parents with young children, babysitters, caregivers or anybody else interested in knowing how to respond to first aid emergencies and is a great addition to any CPR course.

Topics covered include: precautions to follow before providing care, checking an injured or ill person, providing care for sudden illness, environmental emergencies, soft tissue injuries, and injuries to muscles, bones and joints.

Certifications are awarded to participants who demonstrate competency in skills scenarios and achieve a passing grade of 80% on a written exam.

Fees:

This course is open to all individuals 8 years and older and the course fee is $75.00.

Signup:

This class can be scheduled for groups or organizations on an as needed basis. Contact Kandis Pulliam for more information at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org

FAQs

Are all Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and Standard First Aid classes mandatory?

Yes! The American Red Cross requires that all participants complete all of the coursework in order to be certified.

How long is the Lifeguard Training course?

The RBAC courses exceed the Red Cross minimum to allow extra time for practice and in-depth discussion, in addition to proper evaluation and correction of participants in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid skills.

What does the cost of the Lifeguard Training course include?

The cost of the course includes:
● Access to Digital Lifeguard Materials*
● Course Supplies
● Certification Costs
● CPR Mask (patron may keep)

*Class participants may choose to purchase materials from the Red Cross by clicking here.

What certifications will participants receive for completing the Lifeguard Training course?

Upon passing grades and course completion, participants will receive the following:
● Lifeguarding Certification (valid for 2 years from course completion date)
● First Aid Certification (valid for 2 years from course completion date)
● CPR Certification (valid for 2 years from course completion date)
● AED Certification (valid for 2 years from course completion date)
● Bloodborne Pathogens: Preventing Disease Transmission certification (valid for 1 year from course completion date)

What does the cost of the CPR Training course include?

The cost of the course includes:
● Course Supplies
● Certification Costs
● CPR Mask (patron may keep)

What does the cost of the Standard First Aid course include?

The cost of the course includes:
● Course Supplies
● Certification Costs

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