Want to make a difference in your community? Love the water? Enjoy working with children and teaching? The Oviedo Aquatic Facility offers American Red Cross Courses to become a Lifeguard!
Completion of course does not guarantee employment with the City of Oviedo.
General Course Information
Swimming requirements must be completed and passed in order to continue the class.
Completion of the class does not guarantee employment with the City of Oviedo
To receive certifications, the participant must pass all written and skill tests.
With successful completion of any American Red Cross Course offered by Oviedo Aquatics, you will receive the certification for the course one registered for.
Lifeguard Course Requirements
Minimum age of 15 by course completion
Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing
Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
Swim 20 yards using freestyle or breaststroke, surface dive 7 to 10 feet and retrieve a 10 pound brick and swim 20 yards back with two hands on the brick keeping your face above water and climb onto the pool deck within 1 minute and 40 seconds
Swimming requirements will be completed on the first scheduled day of the course
Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where you practice skills and demonstrate competency.