Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Registration

February 13, 2024
Parks & Recreation: Aquatics
Cameron Levis - 270-393-3265
Bowling Green, KY
Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Registration

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is taking registration online for Lifeguard Certification Courses. An online portion is required before the first class. Fees will be waived for waterpark employees that work the entire season. For more information, please contact 270-393-3549.

Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Course

Registration is online at 

Training Includes: Standard First Aid, CPR for Professional Rescuer and Lifeguard Training. 

*Pre-registration is required-class includes online component that must be reviewed prior to class dates.

Participants must:

  • Be 15 years old by last day of class
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound object from 10 feet deep, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water within 1:40.

Class Meeting Dates:

February 23-25

March 1-3

March 8-10

March 15-17

April 12-14

April 19-21

April 26-28

May 3-5

May 10-12

May 17-19

Times/Location: Fridays: 6:00pm - 9:00pm @ BGHS Pool, Saturdays: 09:00 am-3:00 pm @ BGPR/BGHS Pool & Sundays 1:00 pm-6:00 pm @ BGHS Pool.  The participant must attend the entire weekend class.              

New Certification Fee:  $225 

Recertification Fee: $75

Fees are waived for waterpark employees. To apply for a waterpark position, please go to or contact 270-393-3549 for more information.




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