Lifeguard Certification Course Registration

Date: April 8, 2024

Time: 7:30am - 5:00pm

Contact: BG Parks & Recreation

Location: 225 East Third Avenue Bowling Green, KY 42101



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.


Calendar: Russell Sims Aquatic Center

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